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    Thornton joins board


    Peter Thornton, managing director of Dairy Crest Spreads, will become an executive managing director of Dairy Crest next month. Chairman Simon Oliver said: "I am delighted to welcome Peter to the board. He will oversee our spreads and liquid...

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    Executive moves at Dairy Crest


    Dairy Crest has appointed Peter Thornton to the board as an executive managing director, with effect from April 1.Meanwhile, Chris Roberts, executive MD since joining Dairy Crest following the acquisition of the Unigate dairy and cheese...

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    Cheese please


    This year's Retail Cheese Awards judges discovered new standards in presentation, says Jac Roper S ay cheese! For the eight winners of the 12th annual Retail Cheese Awards, sponsored by Dairy Crest and The Grocer, there is plenty to smile about....

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    Dairy Crest


    is upbeat Double digit growth in Dairy Crest's added value business during the first half was tempered by difficult conditions in commodity areas. Dairy Crest boss Drummond Hall remained upbeat about the company's prospects, but said trading...

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    With so much competition in the licensing market, one way to


    Yoplait Dairy Crest has gone down this route and launched a range of Andy Pandy fromage frais in September. Jennie Dettmer, group brand manager, says: "Our aim within children's licensing is to secure classics that hold longevity and broad appeal,...

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    Dairy Crest now leads in taste'


    Elaine Watson Dairy Crest has moved into second place in the butters and spreads market behind Unilever Bestfoods after snapping up Uniq's branded spreads division in an #86.5m deal. Chief executive Drummond Hall claimed the deal, adding Utterly...

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    Our basket of shares has now lost 10% of the original #1,000


    Morrisons shares put on 18p and Unilever 21p but, of the retailers, Sainsbury took a hammering in September as its price dropped by 36p. Cadbury Schweppes' shares fell 25p and Dairy Crest dropped 51p. Sainsbury is not looking good, in spite of its...

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    Dairy Crest sell Westway site


    Chilled foods group Dairy Crest has sold its former milk processing plant Westway in London for £18m in cash.CGNU and Commercial Union have bought the site which Dairy Crest vacated in January. The approved developer is Helical...

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    Suppliers replenish our basket


    In the current depressed financial climate, The Grocer's basket of shares has taken an upward turn - we've made a whole £4m this month.Despite most of our companies recording a loss, gains by Somerfield, Associated British Foods, Dairy Crest,...

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    Militant farmers group Farmers For Action has vowed to extend its blockades of milk processors to Scotland. The group is targeting Dairy Crest and Robert Wiseman depots after the companies drove farmgate milk prices down earlier this month....

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    Cuts spark blockade


    Militant farmers group Farmers For Action is blockading Robert Wiseman and Dairy Crest depots across the UK following their decision to push farmgate milk prices down again. FFA chairman David Handley said it was targeting five depots initially,...

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    Dairy Crest gets on healthy olive oil spread bandwagon


    Dairy Crest has joined the increasingly easy battle to attract olive oil lovers with its first spread based on the oil. Argento is a combination of olive oil and buttermilk and will throw Dairy Crest into the same arena as Unilever Bestfoods which...

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    Frubes' new sporty stuff


    Yoplait Dairy Crest is aiming for extra sales of kids' portable fromage frais brand Frubes with a new pack design and advertising. The company has also signed a £1m+ three-year deal to sponsor baseball and softball in the UK. It claimed the...

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    the food chain: milk


    Average annual price will be back to little more than 2000's record low of 16.9p Dairy Crest paves the way for more farmer pay cuts After their best year in 2001 since 1998, farmers are now seeing regular cuts in their monthly farm gate prices. ...

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    Pie in the Frijj


    Dairy Crest has added a limited edition Custard Pie flavour to it Frijj milkshake range. It joins the Chocolate, Strawberry, Banana and Extreme White and Dark Chocolate variants. "The previous limited edition, Luvly Latte, did spectacularly...

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    A record £100,000 was raised by 800 diners at the annual lun


    Tesco says it will soon be opening a number of standalone Express convenience stores around the country. Dairy Crest CEO John Houliston is to retire after 11 years when the company holds its annual meeting on July 18, 2002. He will be replaced by...

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    A fund of £3m is to be set aside by the government for rural


    Camelot is halfway through the rollout of new lottery terminals, with a target of 25,000 installations by the start of its new licence in January 2002. The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld separate complaints against Dairy Crest and...

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    Tropicana strengthens consumer and business marketing teams


    Tropicana has added two members to its sales and marketing team. Kerstie Drew joins from Dairy Crest as Tropicana senior brand manager. She takes on responsibility for the consumer portfolio and all consumer marketing and sales activities....

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    Retail Cheese Awards: Retailers whose cheeses really do the


    Country Cheeses of Topsham and the Booths supermarket in Clitheroe have been named the UK's best cheese shops. The stores are the national winners of the prestigious 2001 Retail Cheese Awards sponsored by Dairy Crest and The Grocer. The awards,...

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    Petit Filous get organic offspring


    Yoplait Dairy Crest is spooning out £4.5m of advertising support for its Petit Filous brand this year, partly to back the arrival of new Petit Filous Organic Yogurts. These are the first organic products for the 16 year old brand, as well as the...