Robert Wiseman says its sales are in line with forecasts while volumes are up 40 million litres on the year. It plans to expand its in-construction dairy at Bridgwater from 200 million to 500 million litres per year capacity.
Organic milk hike
Dairy Crest's organic milk producers have started to receive an extra 0.75ppl as of 1 April and it is encouraging them to expand production. Better market returns for the processed milk were behind the rise, DC said.
Milk cuts cancer risk
Dairy foods could cut the risk of colorectal cancer by a third because of high levels of vitamin D and calcium, according to the American Journal of Epidemiology.