Lion eggs for kids

Lion Quality Eggs is to sponsor the government's inaugural Health for Kids awards, which were launched this week. The awards aim to recognise children for making healthy decisions for themselves. Lion says the event will emphasise the health benefits of eggs.

Xtreme cheese plans

North Downs Dairy is to manufacture cheese under the Xtreme and Horlicks Farm Cheddar brands, which were recently acquired by parent The Irish Dairy Board.

Plant sparks interest

Plans to build a new cheese plant in Cumbria have attracted interest from 130 local farmers producing 170 million litres of milk, allowing Cumbria Vision to launch full due diligence procedures.