All Saputo UK articles – Page 11

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    Dairy Crest benefits from new milk deals

    2009-10-03T00:00:00Z

    New milk contract wins and branded growth continue to boost Dairy Crest's fortunes.Milk sales to major retail customers have risen 10% in the past six months compared with the same period last year, the company revealed this week.

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    Frijj sponsors Sky Sports’ Soccer AM

    2009-08-15T00:00:00Z

    Frijj has been revealed as the new sponsor of Sky Sports show Soccer AM this season.Under the deal, the Dairy Crest milkshake is being promoted in 15-second idents at the start and end of the three-hour programme, as well as five-second...

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    Frijj sponsors Soccer AM

    2009-08-14T00:00:00Z

    Frijj has been revealed as the new sponsor of iconic Sky Sports show Soccer AM this season.Under the deal the Dairy Crest milkshake is being promoted in 15 second idents at the beginning and end of the three hour programme, as well as five second slots at each commercial break...

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    Other Movers 25/7/09

    2009-07-25T00:00:00Z

    Anthony Fry, the senior managing director of Evercore Partners, has been appointed deputy chairman of Dairy Crest.

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    Multinationals now hold all top world dairy places

    2009-07-18T00:00:00Z

    There are no longer any 100% British-owned businesses among the world's 20 biggest dairy companies.Dairy Crest was 19th in last year's annual Rabobank Dairy Top 20 but dropped out of this year's ranking to be replaced by Mengniu, the first...

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    Multinationals now hold all top world dairy places

    2009-07-18T00:00:00Z

    There are no longer any 100% British-owned businesses among the world's 20 biggest dairy companies. Dairy Crest was 19th in last year's annual Rabobank Dairy Top 20 but dropped out of this year's ranking to be replaced by Mengniu, the first...

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    Cheddar claim after five-year maturation

    2009-07-18T00:00:00Z

    Dairy Crest has produced what it claims to be one of Britain's longest-matured Cheddars. Matured for five years, Cathedral City Vintage 60 was developed by the brand's cheese grader Mark Pitts-Tucker. It will be unveiled at the Nantwich...

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    Clover, Cathedral City keep Dairy Crest on track

    2009-07-16T10:00:35.800Z

    Improving sales of key brands including Clover, Country Life Spreadable and Cathedral City have kept Dairy Crest on track to meet previous performance targets, the company has said in its latest trading update.

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    Dairy Crest ramps up focus on brand stable

    2009-05-23T00:00:00Z

    Dairy Crest plans to increase its focus on brands after their impressive performance over the past year, chief executive Mark Allen has revealed.Sales of Clover and Country Life spreads had both risen 29% by volume in the year to 31 March,...

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    Brealey moves from Dr Oetker to sales director at Rachel's

    2009-04-18T00:00:00Z

    Rachel's Dairy has named Neil Brealey as its new sales director. Brealey joins the company from Dr Oetker where he was head of sales for chilled. Prior to Dr Oetker, he worked at Arla Foods, St Ivel and Dairy Crest.Brealey said that...

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    Dairy Crest sells Yoplait stake as import costs hit

    2009-04-04T00:00:00Z

    Dairy Crest chief executive Mark Allen has blamed its decision to sell its stake in Yoplait prematurely on soaring import costs in the yoghurt market.Britain's biggest dairy business sold its 49% stake in Yoplait Dairy Crest to the Yoplait...

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    Dairy Crest tightens focus with Yoplait sell-off as Lydon boosts Country Life

    2009-03-27T00:00:00Z

    Dairy Crest has completed the sale of its stake in yoghurt brand Yoplait as the dairy giant tightens its focus on its stable of core products.

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    Long Clawson given OK over Hartington

    2009-01-24T00:00:00Z

    Long Clawson's acquisition of Dairy Crest's Hartington Creamery has been given the go-ahead by the Competition Commission.Following a three-month investigation, the commission concluded last week that the creamery would have been closed by...

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    Weak global market set to hit processor results

    2008-11-15T00:00:00Z

    Robert Wiseman and Dairy Crest have warned that next year's results are likely to be hit by the weakening global market for dairy.Bulk cream returns had nosedived as international demand had fallen, Wiseman reported, with further falls...

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    M&S dairy suppliers get carbon test

    2008-10-25T00:00:00Z

    M&S has become the latest retailer to measure the carbon footprints of its dedicated milk suppliers. The company has completed its analysis of the 44 farms in its UK milk pool using a measuring tool developed by supplier group Dairy Crest...

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    Dairy industry shocked by OFT Clawson referral

    2008-10-18T00:00:00Z

    The dairy industry has expressed shock and disappointment over the OFT’s decision to refer the acquisition of Hartington Creamery to the Competition Commission. Long Clawson’s purchase of the creamery from Dairy Crest was completed at the end of...

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    Nottingham dairy may close, says Dairy Crest

    2008-10-04T00:00:00Z

    Dairy Crest is considering shutting its Nottingham dairy as part of an efficiency drive to combat high cost pressure in the dairy ingredients market. Britain’s largest dairy company confirmed this week that it had launched a 90-day consultation...

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    Dairy Crest hires Rotten to sex up its Country Life

    2008-09-27T00:00:00Z

    In what must go down as one of the most unlikely campaigns in advertising history, Dairy Crest has recruited former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon to be the new face of relaunched Country Life. From October 1, Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten, will front a...

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    Long Clawson buys Dairy Crest Stilton

    2008-08-09T00:00:00Z

    Long Clawson Dairy is to buy Dairy Crest’s Stilton and speciality cheese business, including its Hartington Creamery, in a £3.5m deal that makes it the largest Stilton manufacturer in the country. The deal, which marks Dairy Crest’s exit from the...

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    Noble gains Burnett from Dairy Crest

    2008-07-12T00:00:00Z

    Dairy Crest's commercial director of foods, Dale Burnett, is to join Noble Foods as group commercial director. His switch follows that of Peter Thornton, who quit as executive managing director of Dairy Crest in March to become chief...