Two weeks ago world leaders extended the deadline on the beleaguered Doha trade round to the end of this year. Exhortations not to let the opportunity pass have ensued, but...
Public debates over farmgate milk prices will take place across Britain over the next couple of weeks, as producers and campaign groups look to maintain pressure on retailers and processors.
The Irish Commercial Court has judged that the Yoplait Essence brand does not infringe on Danone's Essensis trademark, and that the French dairy giant's trademark should be revoked, as it...
Rising commodity prices in the second half of 2006 helped the Irish Dairy Board to a five per cent sales rise for the year, but producers warn they are not...
Food Giant Nestlé has sold off one of its Vietnamese dairy plants to local group Anco Foods, as it looks to shift focus in the region to the production of...
As Tesco again displayed its power in the UK food chain with another profits rise, dairy group Arla Foods joined a growing list of processors to raise farmgate milk prices.
An independent watchdog is needed to ensure fair dealings between supermarkets and food suppliers, says a UK economics group, echoing similar calls from parts of the dairy industry.
Chinese beverage group Wahaha has hit out at plans by business partner Danone to acquire the groups remaining assets.
Scandinavian dairy giant Arla Foods has agreed to form a joint venture with its Russian distributor, Artis, as competition for space on the growing Russian dairy market intensifies.
Nearly all remaining butter stocks being held in the EU's intervention system will be sold off on the common market, member states have agreed.
Robert Wiseman became the second UK dairy processor to announce in line trading this week, thanks to success from its growing range of added value milk products.
Dairy Crest said trading during 2006 was in line with its expectations, and highlighted 'significant progress' made to transform its business, in a statement this week.
New European Commission proposals on 'green taxes' to be made this week could eventually lead to an increase in the cost of doing business in the EU.
Nestlé's new milk factory in Pakistan, set to be the world's largest milk collection centre, can help prevent more people from turning to Islamic extremism, the country's president has said....
UK food and drink companies face further pressure to reduce their CO2 outputs next year, with more plants in the sector coming under the second phase of the EU's Emissions...
In a bid to cater to consumers' environmental concerns, Nestlé has pledged to further cut its water use and effluent discharges.
New Zealand billionaire Graeme Hart is now set to take over SIG Holding, creating a rival to Tetra Pak in the beverage packaging market.
Irish dairy co-operative, Dairygold, has pledged to fight any court action brought against it in Wales over the closure of its cheese packing plant in the country.
One of New Zealand's leading meat processors plans to build a dairy business capable of supplying markets around the world, offering new competition to the established elite.
Milk producers in the UK have given a cautious welcome to milk price rises announced by Tesco this week, in the latest development on dairy farmer incomes.
Glanbia's nutritionals activities were a positive force in 2006, driving gains in operating profits for its ingredients division and staving off the impact of another challenging year for dairy.
Profits were better than predicted for Scandinavian dairy group Arla Foods last year, prompting optimism about the firm's ability to bounce back from a consumer boycott in the Middle East.
Swiss dairy group Emmi said it planned to expand in the US over the next year as it looked to continue promising growth in its international division.
French dairy giant Danone has continued its quest for new markets by signing a joint venture deal in Colombia.
A little piece of Fairtrade Fortnight touched the UK dairy industry this week as the head of the Sainsbury's supermarket told farmers he was willing to pay more for their...