All Saputo UK articles – Page 17

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    The Grocer focus on pasta & pasta sauces: product round-up


    Top tips on recently launched products likely to make money, selected by The Grocer Focus team Primo Milano Pasta Melt from Dairy Crest Rsp: 99p-£1.09 for 100g pot Why will it sell? One wonders why this company hasn't done it before? Using its...

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    Raw milk: Processor rises blasted as derisory' by the NFU


    Multiples are paying more to processors with Asda making it a condition of supply British dairy farmers are furious with the outcome of the latest set of raw milk prices offered by processors. The National Farmers' Union has branded Dairy Crest's...

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    First impressions: Pokemon yogurt from Yoplait Dairy Crest


    Yoplait Dairy Crest claims its new Pokémon yogurts range is the "biggest ever licensed launch". But are kids impressed? The Davies clan from West Sussex ­ Ursula, 12, Lucy, 11, Dominic, 9, Ingrid, 7, and Bernadette (pictured with mum and minus...

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    Developing Sainsbury business


    Webbs Country Foods has appointed two senior executives to develop its business with Sainsbury. Paul Savage, a former national accounts manager with Dairy Crest, becomes account director, reporting on progress with the £45m account directly to...

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    Colours for a fitter future


    Dairy Crest is focusing on its milk range's healthy image with a packaging redesign that suggests movement and fitness. The new design will appear on all fresh pasteurised whole, semi-skimmed, skimmed and homogenised milk in one pint Tetra top...

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    Dairy Crest's final line-up


    Following the conclusion of Dairy Crest's acquisition of Unigate's dairy business, Dairy Crest chief executive John Houliston has announced the final management structure. The foods division will be run by executive managing director Drummond Hall,...

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    The Grocer focus on the dairymen: Yellow fats


    IT'S SHOPPING BY COLOURS Independent research carried out by Dairy Crest for the Clover brand, suggests that yellow fats are in 99% of UK households. Richard Tolley, senior marketing controller, said they had identified three types of consumer:...

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    Unigate: Name now in doubt


    Unigate's £250m sale of its dairy business to Dairy Crest has prompted the company to consider a name change. The Unigate moniker is closely linked to its dairy heritage, so the idea of a change would not have been appropriate until the dairy...

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    In the city: Who is likely to come out on top in the fight f


    dairy and cheese businesses? A good old fashioned bidding war broke out over Easter, with rivals fighting for Unigate's St Ivel dairy and cheese businesses. The tension rose throughout the long weekend after Robert Wiseman Dairies and Dairy Crest...

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    Dairy Crest marketing chief joins Duchy Originals as md


    The Prince of Wales' food brand Duchy Originals has appointed Belinda Gooding as its new managing director. She takes up the post in June. Currently the group marketing director at Dairy Crest, Gooding has worked on the launch of its organic cheese...

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    Leaner Unigate stays in Shape


    Dairy Crest has bought the lion's share of Unigate's dairy business in a £220m deal. It makes DC the largest single buyer of raw milk in England and Wales with 3bn litres a year ­ more than 22% of total output. The price tag includes £100m of...

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    Milk pool gets ready for a heavyweight buyer


    Peter Crosskey Dairy Crest's acquisition of most of Unigate's dairy business will make it the largest player in the industry, buying nearly a quarter of milk produced in England and Wales. The size of the new grouping leaves the words monopoly'...