Arla facility closes 

Arla Foods is to close its distribution facility near Uckfield, East Sussex, in July. About 90 employees' jobs are in jeopardy as a result of the closure. 

Cheese audit 

The Specialist Cheesemakers Association (SCA) has launched a tailor-made auditing scheme for small cheesemakers based on the SCA Code of Best Practice for Cheesemakers. 

50 million local pints 

Asda has sold its 50 millionth pint of locally sourced milk this week, five years after it sold its first in Cornwall. The supermarket's Bodmin and Pwllheli stores sell the most local milk, with more than 20% sold coming from local daires.

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