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Irish cheese suppliers begin stockpiling amid Brexit fears Subscription

11 Oct 2018 | By Kevin White

Pilgrims Choice owner Ornua has confirmed it is stockpiling stores of cheddar

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Cathedral City revamps kids range with Nickelodeon deal

10 Oct 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The Dairy Crest brand will showcase Paw Parol, Spongebob Squarepants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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Lactalis McLelland adds Seriously Melting Pots cheddar duo Subscription

09 Oct 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The ‘indulgent’ pots come in fully recyclable glass jars suitable for oven baking or microwaving

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CoYo rejects Pret claim over dairy allergen in yoghurt

08 Oct 2018 | By Kevin White

Pret has claimed the death of a second of its customers after eating one of its products is linked to a CoYo dairy-free yoghurt


FrieslandCampina UK profits rise on continued Yazoo growth Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Sales edged down from £47.6m to £47.2m last year, the Yazoo brand owner’s latest accounts to 31 December 2017 reveal

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Dairy supply recovers from heatwave effect, says AHDB Subscription

05 Oct 2018 | By Rachel Graham

According to the AHDB, output recovered soon after the heatwave broke in early August

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Boursin launches 'smoother' Velvety cheese to dip or spread Subscription

02 Oct 2018 | By Rachel Graham

It wants to expand the brand’s appeal beyond formal dining cheese boards

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Asda and Arla link for 'Have you Herd?' AR recycling app Subscription

01 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The app uses AR technology to inform shoppers about recycling their milk bottles correctly

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Müller losses deepen on back of Dairy Crest dairies takeover Subscription

28 Sep 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Müller’s UK and Ireland business fell further into the red as costs from its Dairy Crest dairies acquisition in 2015 continued to eat into profits. 

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Yeo Valley and Rachel's hit as Waitrose resets yoghurts aisle Subscription

28 Sep 2018 | By Kevin White, Marianne Calnan

A total of 79 yoghurt SKUs have been pulled during the past three weeks

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NFU calls for businesses to join Wrap food waste initiative

25 Sep 2018 | By Rachel Graham

It is supporting the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap which aims for half of the UK’s 250 biggest food businesses to measure waste by next year

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Tesco Sustainable Dairy Group to supply all of Jack's milk Subscription

19 Sep 2018 | By Kevin White

The new discount chain has also made a 100% British commitment on fresh meat

Patrick Muller

Patrick Müller confirmed as Müller Milk & Ingredients MD

18 Sep 2018 | By Kevin White

The Swiss, who is also CEO of Müller’s Milk & More doorstep delivery service, replaces Andrew McInnes in the role

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Dairy Crest readies lactose-free Cathedral City range Subscription

18 Sep 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The new range is part of a raft of NPD planned by the dairy giant

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‘Test tube milk’ more likely to win Brits than lab-grown meat

14 Sep 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Nearly three in 10 (28%) said they would buy ‘synthetic’ milk, with less than half (40%) refusing to consider it

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Wyke Farms ventures into organic with cheddar range Subscription

06 Sep 2018 | By Kevin White

The cheeses, in Mature, Vintage and Extra Mature variants, went on sale this week in Ocado

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Arla Foods UK reports 'steady' first half with YOY growth Subscription

30 Aug 2018 | By Kevin White

Growth in the UK was driven by a 6.7% increase in volume sales for Arla’s branded portfolio

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Cathedral City hit hardest by Waitrose cheese reset Subscription

30 Aug 2018 | By Kevin White

Pre-packed cheese was among the first categories to go through Waitrose’s ongoing range reset

Yeo Valley kefir

Now Yeo Valley moves into kefir with trio of gut-friendly yoghurts Subscription

29 Aug 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The organic dairy brand launched a range of three kefir yoghurts into Sainsbury’s last week

Coombe Farm Animal Equality

Waitrose suspends organic farm after 'animal abuse' claims

28 Aug 2018 | By Kevin White

The retailer, the Soil Association and RSPCA Assured have all launched investigations into Somerset-based Coombe Farm

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The Collective hails recycling 'breakthrough' with new lids Subscription

23 Aug 2018 | By Kevin White

Green pigment in the new lids can be picked up by infrared sensors in recycling plants

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Freshways ceases production of Dairystix and closes Plympton plant Subscription

23 Aug 2018 | By Kevin White

The business had become ‘unviable’, said Freshways MD Bali Nijjar

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Errington Cheese lays off remaining staff over e.coli dispute Subscription

21 Aug 2018 | By Rachel Graham

”I simply cannot afford to pay their wages,” said owner Selina Cairns

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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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Plastic-free dairy packaging from around the world

04 Oct 2018 | By Megan Tatum

As brands begin to look towards a plastic-free future, we look at some sustainable ideas that could work for UK dairy


Five wacky but wonderful dairy innovations and concepts from around the world

02 Oct 2018 | By Maddie Maynard

We list some of the wackiest dairy products and conceptual designs to hit shelves around the globe


Plain stupid: kids' yoghurts unfairly treated over sugar?

02 Oct 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Under proposed changes yoghurts could be classed as ‘junk food’

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Back to the future: why doorstep milk delivery is undergoing a resurgence Subscription

20 Sep 2018 | By James Halliwell

After 40 years of decline, doorstep milk delivery is undergoing a remarkable resurgence

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The new mainstream? The Dairymen alternatives report 2018 Subscription

20 Sep 2018 | By Rachel Graham

As dairy alternative brands go mainstream and are stocked in chillers next to the sector’s giants, many mainstream players are moving in the opposite direction

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The new cash cow: The Dairymen milk report 2018 Subscription

20 Sep 2018 | By Nick Hughes

After years of commoditisation, brand owners are finally giving shoppers reason to value milk


Down & out? The Dairymen butters & spreads report 2018 Subscription

20 Sep 2018 | By Natalie Brown

Strange but true: branded butters & spreads now cost 32p per kg less than own label, following a year of rampant price inflation

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Eight alternative spreads that have disappeared from shelves

20 Sep 2018

Avocado and coconut spreads burst onto shelves as the biggest new thing in BSM. We explore why they didn’t work


Two disruptive direct to consumer dairy brands we wish existed Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By Carina Perkins

We challenged two creative agencies to come up with new concepts that skip the supermarkets and disrupt the way people buy dairy in the UK

Kelly Osborne Make Mine Milk

10 of the most memorable milk campaigns throughout the ages Video

14 Sep 2018 | By Maddie Maynard

We run down 10 of the most famous, innovative and odd milk campaigns that have ever run

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New lease of life: The Dairymen cheddar report 2018 Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By Nick Hughes

Following a disastrous 2016/17 when sales crashed almost 10%, cheddar brands are back in the black

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How fromage went Franglais: Continental cheese report 2018 Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By Patrick McGuigan

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then British cheesemakers must have the hots for their Continental counterparts



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