Our definitive guide to the dairy category is full of insight and analysis on the latest trends shaping the industry.

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Belton Farm to bring back Red Fox TV ad

The push runs on Channel 4 for the next four weeks

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The Collective bolsters sales & marketing capabilities with new senior hires

Fmcg veterans Jemma Luxford and Helen Facey have joined the yoghurt brand

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Medina and Freshways confirm merger talks underway

The milk processors said they were discussing whether a potential merger could create the basis for ‘a viable long-term business’

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Guild of Fine Food fears for UK’s foodie reputation due to Brexit

“There’s a danger that because of Brexit, Europe won’t see our smaller, more artisan, more interesting foods.”

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City snapshot: Danone plans ‘year of recovery’ after 2020 sales drop

Danone has guided towards a ‘year of recovery’ in 2021, while it has acquired US-based vegan dairy player Earth Island. Plus, UK retail sales slump in January and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Arla sounds alarm over rise in costs due to rising feed costs

It comes amid tight global supplies of cereals, with Arla warning the cost of production could rise by 6%

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Saputo hails ‘robust’ results as Cathedral City remains strong

Much of Saputo’s growth came from sales rises by market-leader Cathedral City and best-selling spreads brand Clover

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Cheese suppliers warn of EU export ‘Russian roulette’

A cheese shipment by Neal’s Yard was delayed by a week earlier this month because another company had incorrectly filled its paperwork

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Müller Milk & Ingredients hires ex-Twinings boss Liam McNamara

He will take on the role of commercial director in May, tasked with driving the processor’s own label-focused strategy

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Glastonbury Festival and Wyke Farms team up for new Worthy Farm cheddar

The cheese will go on sale exclusively in Co-op stores from next week

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Arla shrugs off foodservice sales plunge as branded revenues soar

Many consumers turned to cooking and baking under lockdown, helping to boost sales of Arla’s global brands Lurpak, Arla and Puck