British dairy farmers in the Arla Foods Milk Partnership will be invited to become shareholders in Arla Foods UK, following its takeover by Arla amba earlier in the year. Arla says it is committed to improving relations with its UK dairy farmer suppliers.
Fifth goats week
St Helen's Farm is running the fifth Thank Goodness for Goats Week to raise the profile and sales of goats milk. The week starts on 16 July and will include national ads, on-pack signage and recipe ideas.
Hampshire Cheeses has won Waitrose's Small Producer of the Year award with its Tunworth soft cheese. The cheesemaker wins £10,000 for its product.