From lab-made milk to butter shortages, our definitive guide to the dairy category is full of insight and analysis on the latest trends shaping the industry.

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Dairy-free: lack of clear regulation ‘putting consumers at risk’

There are currently no specific regulations on what can or cannot be described as dairy-free

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Dairy Crest name to disappear as it rebrands to Saputo Dairy UK

The move follows the replacement of long-serving CEO Mark Allen with his deputy, Tom Atherton 

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Müller relaunches core yoghurt ranges to ditch sugar

Redesigned packaging would make it easier to identify health claims, said Müller

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Dairy Crest CEO Mark Allen steps down

Allen, who has held the post for 12 years, has been replaced by his deputy Tom Atherton

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The Collective unveils cocktail-inspired yoghurt range

The first line in the range is a Piña Colada yoghurt with an abv of 0.5%

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Dairy exports under threat as Defra refuses to pay for Chinese inspections

Exporters have warned Defra’s refusal to stump up £45,000 for a Chinese inspection visit could see their exports ‘end abruptly’

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Danone opens up yoghurt strain archive for global research

The move, part of its 100th anniversary, will see it give free access to its archive to researchers for a range of additional uses

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Meadow Foods grows senior team with two appointments

Gary Lambert has joined the Cheshire-based business as its new head of strategic operations