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Happy Egg Co becomes biggest US free-range supplier Subscription

27 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

The Happy Egg Co is now the largest free-range egg supplier in the US by market share…

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Current crisis could be end of British produce, warn farmers

11 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

Joint statement from NFU and FFA demands retailers pay fair price for British produce

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Lettuce prices up due to colder than normal weather Subscription

24 Jun 2015 | By Carina Perkins

UK lettuce prices have risen 17.7% month on month due to reduced supply

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Alpro becomes third largest milk brand as value sales soar 28% Subscription

19 Dec 2014 | By Kevin White

Alpro has become the third-largest brand in UK milk on the back of a 28.3% hike in value sales…

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Morrisons pilots its first standalone halal meat counter Subscription

28 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Morrisons is to pilot its first standalone halal meat counter…

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Abergavenny aims to double its goats cheese production

13 Nov 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Abergavenny Fine Food Company is aiming to more than double production of its goats cheese products…

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MPs set up inquiry meetings for eggs, pigs & poultry

13 Oct 2014 | By Kevin White

The All-Party Parlia­mentary Group on Eggs, Pigs and Poultry will meet with industry this month…

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Free online guide to help buyers source seafood responsibly

09 Oct 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Seafish has launched an online tool for trade buyers that provides information on responsible seafood sourcing…

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Dairy Crest unveils strategy to boost dairy category by £800m Subscription

03 Oct 2014 | By Kevin White

Dairy Crest has unveiled a three-year plan to grow the dairy category by £800m…

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Mobile slaughterhouse interests British meat industry Subscription

03 Oct 2014 | By Kevin White

British meat suppliers say they are “closely following” the performance of a mobile cattle slaughterhouse unveiled last we…

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Mercian potato app 'could be used for crop traceability' Subscription

20 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

A potato merchant has created a mobile app that allows retailers and processors to access crop traceability data…

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Sustainable Seafood Coalition unveils new codes Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Members of the Sustain­able Seafood Coalition have agreed and published codes regarding responsible sourcing of fish…

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MSC-certified seafood continues to increase but growth rate slows Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

The number of UK seafood products achieving Marine Stewardship Council accreditation continues to grow…

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Gü moves into dairy drinks in licensing first Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Dessert brand Gü is being extended into the chilled dairy drinks category…

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All-Party Parliamentary Group for the dairy industry created Subscription

13 Sep 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

MPs and peers have formed an All-Party Parliamentary Group for the dairy industry…

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Hartington Creamery brings Blue Stilton back to Derbyshire Subscription

11 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Blue Stilton production has returned to Derbyshire for the first time in five years…

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Welsh organic dairy Trioni lands China export certification Subscription

06 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Welsh organic producer Trioni has become the first UK dairy farm to secure organic certification to export to China…

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Mini Babybel: single SKU to roll into c-stores Subscription

06 Sep 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Bel UK will next week roll out individually wrapped single Mini Babybels…

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Florette expands polytunnel operation in year-round push Subscription

09 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Florette has begun constructing the second stage of its polytunnel growing operation near Colchester in a bid to reduce imports and become a year-round UK grower.

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'Independence could double EU money for Scottish fishermen' Subscription

06 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Scottish fishermen could stand to double how much they receive in EU fishing subsidies if Scotland votes for independence…

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British raspberries set for bumper crop in 2014 Subscription

06 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Growers are predicting a bumper British raspberry season for 2014, with sales forecast to grow by 15% on last year…

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Badger cull proposals could 'finish off' UK dairy and beef sectors Subscription

03 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Farming minister George Eustice has dismissed scientific research suggesting efforts to tackle bovine tuberculosis should focus on culling cows instead of badgers.

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Müller announces 1.2ppl cut in farmgate milk price Subscription

02 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Müller has become the latest dairy processor to announce a milk price cut, with its standard milk price set to drop by 1.2 pence per litre from August.

Dairy Farming

UK dairy industry outlines roadmap for ‘post-quota era’ Subscription

30 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

A new roadmap to prepare the UK dairy industry for the “post-quota era” and eradicate the UK’s dairy trade deficit is being launched in Westminster today.

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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?

Views from the top

PDF: The Dairymen 2017 Subscription

19 Sep 2017

Grocer members can now download the PDF version of our annual supplement The Dairymen 

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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

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Alpro's fully behind PHE's war on sugar

15 Sep 2017 | By Vicky Upton

we at Alpro take great pride in now considering ourselves part of a wider ‘dairy’ and ‘dairy alternatives’ fixture

Views from the top

The Dairymen 2017: It's time to fight back against the dissing of dairy Subscription

15 Sep 2017 | By Carina Perkins

We all know the anti-dairy myths spread by campaigners don’t reflect the reality of British dairy farming

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Nine industry experts tell us where UK dairy will be in five years

15 Sep 2017

“In five years we will have a greater understanding of our new trading environment as we’ll be post Brexit”

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?

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The Big Interview: Mark Taylor of Lactalis McLelland Subscription

15 Sep 2017 | By Kevin White

Mark Taylor sees opportunities in Brexit and a bigger share of the British market for the world’s largest cheesemaker

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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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