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Crediton Dairy posts 9.7% sales increase to £68.5m Subscription

17 Aug 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Despite the increase in turnover, its profits took a £1m hit as it focused on R&D

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Spoof dairy 'Scrumptious' campaign back for a second year

15 Aug 2018 | By Kevin White

The ‘refined’ Department of Dairy Related Scrumptious Affairs push, launching in October, has been given an extra £1.2m

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The Veggie Plot secures Ocado listing for two savoury yoghurts

10 Aug 2018 | By Kevin White

The brand mixes Greek-style yoghurt made from British milk with vegetable purées

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Lactalis to launch Président butter with sea salt crystals Subscription

07 Aug 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The butter will go on sale in Waitrose later this month following a succesful launch in the US


Kerrygold faces lawsuit over claims its cows are grass-fed Subscription

03 Aug 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Californian Dyami Myers-Taylor has a filed a suit alleging its cows are also fed corn, soya and GM feeds

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The Collective accuses Aldi of copying its yoghurts Subscription

02 Aug 2018 | By Kevin White, Steve Farrell

Gourmet yoghurt brand has joined Heck in challenging the discounter over copycat products

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Tesco overhauls 350 products as part of dairy range revamp Subscription

01 Aug 2018 | By Ian Quinn

It follows a relaunch of Tesco’s budget Creamfields tertiary dairy brand last month

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Morrisons named Cheese Retailer of the Year at International Cheese Awards

27 Jul 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The retailer scooped the accolade ahead of second-place Waitrose, ending its four-year winning streak

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South Caernarfon offers Penderyn whisky-infused cheese

25 Jul 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The Welsh dairy co-op launched its cavern-aged cheddar, laced with single malt, at the Royal Welsh Show this week


Worst of CO2 crisis over for poultry suppliers

23 Jul 2018 | By Kevin White

Poultry processors have switched back to gas stunning, according to the BPC

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David Salkeld takes senior role at former Unilever spreads business Upfield

19 Jul 2018 | By Kevin White

The FMCG veteran will run Upfield’s north west Europe, Eurasia and Australia/New Zealand operations

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Leerdammer commits to 'Free Grazing Promise' for milk supply Subscription

18 Jul 2018 | By Kevin White

The cheese brand’s 1,200 Dutch farmers will graze their cows outside for 120 days a year under the commitment

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Patrick Müller made interim MD of Müller Milk & Ingredients

17 Jul 2018 | By Kevin White

Müller replaces Andrew McInnes, who has taken a leave of absence due to illness

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Brexit import costs could lead to higher prices and less choice: Arla Subscription

17 Jul 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Many dairy products could become a luxury after Brexit, according to a new study by the dairy co-op and the LSE

Arla Ihana

Arla brings Finnish Ihana yoghurts to the UK

13 Jul 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The brand went on sale in Asda earlier this week in pink lemonade, papaya & lime and blackcurrant, lemon & mint flavours

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CMA approves Arla Foods’ takeover of Yeo Valley Dairies Subscription

11 Jul 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Arla UK MD Ash Amirahmadi hails ‘significant news for our business, the industry and our farmer owners’

Petits Filous

Petits Filous works with Amazon for Play Free push Subscription

11 Jul 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Consumers will receive “play-promoting instructions” alongside their Amazon Pantry order, designed to encourage children to rediscover the cardboard box as a plaything

Tesco Creamfields

Tesco revives Creamfields dairy brand after four-year hiatus Subscription

06 Jul 2018 | By Kevin White

The return of Creamfields comes amid a major overhaul of Tesco’s own label offering, dubbed Project Atlas

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Danone brings globally inspired dairy range to UK Subscription

05 Jul 2018 | By Kevin White

The French-made range went on sale exclusively in Ocado at the end of June

Delamere Planted

Delamere Dairy to launch range of milk alternatives Subscription

04 Jul 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The goats milk specialist is set to launch the Planted range in Asda from 6 August

Spoof dairy marketing campaign given scrumptious revamp

Dairy UK launches restructure as it gears up for Brexit Subscription

29 Jun 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The move is part of a shift in strategy to focus on the promotion of British dairy products in the UK and abroad

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Graham's plans for new plant and housing development rejected

22 Jun 2018 | By Kevin White

Scotland’s minister for local government and housing Kevin Stewart dismissed the supplier’s planning appeal

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Raw milk sales face tighter FSA controls Subscription

22 Jun 2018 | By Kevin White

The FSA board this week agreed to proposals for a ‘staged approach’

Ash Ahmirahmadi

Change at Arla as Amirahmadi replaces Pietrangeli at helm

19 Jun 2018 | By Kevin White

Amirahmadi, who joined the dairy co-op in 2004, takes over at the end of the month

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Can Innocent rattle Alpro with its dairy-free launch? Subscription

23 Mar 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Alpro’s dominance of the dairy alternatives drinks market faces a major challenge from an unlikely source

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Return of the milkshake: dairy drinks category report 2018 Subscription

13 Mar 2018 | By Nick Hughes

The high street is bringing the milkshake out of the 1950s with indulgent new flavour combos (but health is also on the radar)

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Does the Arla-Aldi deal put Müller on back foot in milk? Subscription

12 Jan 2018 | By Kevin White

Who now holds the balance of power in the liquid milk market?

Tesco avocado spread

Mystery of the disappearing avocado spreads Subscription

07 Dec 2017 | By Carina Perkins

After much initial hype, Tesco and Asda have dropped their own-label versions and Starbucks is discontinuing its avo spread. What’s going on?

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Dairy supply shortages see average price rise reach 5% Subscription

18 Oct 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Brits are facing surging prices across supermarket dairy aisles as supply shortages bite

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Can foodservice pay for provenance? Subscription

20 Sep 2017 | By Patrick McGuigan

Foodservice players are responding to demand for local sourcing, but is paying higher prices for provenance sustainable?

Brexit dairy

Brexit: brave new world, or stormy seas for dairy? Subscription

19 Sep 2017 | By Kevin White

There is optimism that exports to new markets could open up lucrative possibilities

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Seize the Cheese: a marketing campaign for Britain's best cheeses Video Subscription

18 Sep 2017 | By Carina Perkins

The Grocer challenged creative agency Haygarth to come up with a campaign for artisan British cheesemaking

Views from the top

How to sell dairy in the age of 'scary': expert panel Subscription

15 Sep 2017 | By Carina Perkins

How can the industry win the nutritional and welfare arguments when online gives anti-dairy lobbyists such firepower?

Dairy's got talent

Dairy's got talent: how dairy is tackling the labour crisis

15 Sep 2017 | By Beth Gault

How is the dairy industry nurturing the best talent to ensure it has the leaders and innovators of the future?

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10 yoghurts which would fall foul of the PHE calorie cap

15 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

PHE has finalised a proposed portion cap for a single-serve yoghurt of 120kcal based on a sales weighted average, with a 175kcal maximum 

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Keeping it fresh in the dairy aisles Subscription

15 Sep 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Animal welfare concerns, healthier lifestyles and assurances about provenance are driving innovations in merchandising



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