69 staff at Robert Wiseman Dairies’ Okehampton dairy and 68 staff at its Cupar distribution centre face an uncertain future as the firm initiated 30-day consultations on the future of both sites.
PepsiCo has received all the necessary regulatory approvals from the Russian authorities required to close its acquisition of Wimm-Bill-Dann.
Leicester ice cream and dairy product manufacturer Rossa Dairy Products has gone into administration after over a century of production.
Glanbia has reiterated its strong outlook for full year profits despite the poor performance of its US cheese and Irish consumer businesses.
Kerry Group has sold off its liquid milk business, Dawn Dairies, to rival Irish dairy company Glanbia.
DuPont’s €4.9bn acquisition of Danish probiotics and sweeteners specialist Danisco this week is vindication of the increasing economic viability of functional foods, according to analysts.
Strong dairy product and ingredient exports drove an 11% increase in the value of Irish food and drink exports during 2010, according to a new government report.
Schreiber Foods is to acquire Dean Foods’ customer-brand yoghurt business in a bid to increase the company’s production and distribution facilities.
Dean Food’s shares jumped up by over 11 per cent on Friday as hedge fund firm Appaloosa Management acquired a 7.35 per cent stake in Dean Foods.
Union leaders failed to agree a pay deal for staff at Adams Foods' cheese packing plant in Leek on Monday, but remain hopeful of agreeing a package with management that...
Roll up, roll up, the Great CAP Reform Circus is back in town. Missing those long arguments about the future of farm support? Hungry for more debate about how best...
Arla Foods’ proposed £150m 1bn litre 'super-dairy' in Aylesbury will create 680 skilled jobs, while the development of commercial space next door could create 500 more, bosses have claimed.
Wimm-Bill-Dann has acquired a dairy plant in eastern Russia as the government gives its approval for PepsiCo to acquire the company.
Arla Foods is in merger talks with the German dairy co-operative Hansa-Milch as it looks to broaden its portfolio and improve its negotiating position with customers in the country.
Arla Foods has revealed that it is in merger talks with the German dairy co-operative Hansa-Milch.
When PepsiCo put up $5.4bn last week to acquire Wimm-Bill-Dann, it was seduced by the promise of high revenue growth but like any high-yield investment the Russian deal does not...
PepsiCo has revealed plans to acquire Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods in a $5.4bn deal that it sees as an opportunity to open up new dairy opportunities.
Danone and Unimilk have finalised the merger of their fresh dairy businesses in Russia and other CIS countries, creating a new entity with annual sales of about €1.5bn.
General Mills agreed to buy the Mountain High Yoghurt business and Mountain High brand from Dean Foods, the company has said.
A communication from the Commission on the direction of reform of the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) has got a mixed reaction from Dairy UKA communication from the Commission on the...
Rabobank has changed its view on the likely role of China and India in global dairy markets. It has abandoned the view that the countries will reach self-sufficiency soon and...
Dairy Crest has picked up a new 50m litre milk supply contract with Tesco but reported a 24% drop in operating profit in its dairies division to £10.9m on the...
Ex-Rachel’s boss Neil Burchell has taken the helm at Cwmbran-based ice cream maker Loseley Dairy Ice Cream (formerly known as Hill Station Ice Cream).
Carr Milling Industries revealed a 27 per cent jump in its annual profits this week, but highlighted milk as the "notable exception" among farm commodities in the UK.
The boss of one of the UK’s biggest milk supply groups has slammed cost-cutting by discount stores that he claims has taken £252m out of the supply chain.