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.
Adams Food Ingredients (AFI) is investing millions of pounds in a new build factory at its headquarters in Leek, Staffordshire to increase its range of products and services.
New forecasts published by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) suggest that dairy retail prices in the US could jump by more than 5 per cent in 2011.
Ice cream maker R&R is well placed to make further sizeable acquisitions if it continues to improve margins, particularly in its French operations, according to credit ratings firm Moody's....
Emerging markets will be the target for continued growth Danone announced yesterday, as Asian markets contributed significantly to the company’s 15 per cent growth.
FrieslandCampina has sold its yoghurt and dessert making facilities in Elsterwerda, Germany, as the company puts into action restructuring plans that will result in 942 job losses.
Two men in Italy have received jail sentences for evading levies totaling about €20m under the European Union (EU) milk quota scheme.
Supermarkets in the UK are taking a bigger and bigger share of profits from the dairy sector according to a DairyCo report on the margins of farmers, processors and retailers.
Tetra Pak said a change in market conditions is the reason behind its proposal to stop production at a UK carton plant and cut up to 150 jobs.
Scotland’s leading independent dairy business, Graham’s, has boosted its share of the regions’ milk market by buying out rival Claymore Dairies amid the current highly competitive trading environment for the...
Dairy Crest UK has announced a 0.5p/litre milk price increase for its suppliers from 1 October 2010.
Arla Foods is to join First Milk and Milk Link as a shareholder in the joint venture company Westbury Dairies.
Arla has revealed that its £150m ‘super dairy’ will be located on a 70-acre site in Aston Clinton, Aylesbury.
Prices at the Fonterra globalDairyTrade auction have rebounded after two successive months of decline, suggesting renewed firmness in the market.
Arla's lactose-free brand Lactofree is generating value growth of 37% year-on-year, bosses have revealed as the dairy giant unveiled a sharp rise in interim profits.
Ireland-based Kerry Group has upped its earnings forecast for the full year after reporting strong growth in overseas sales, supported by a recovering dairy sector.
FrieslandCampina has reported strong overall growth in the first six months of the year despite a disappointing performance in Europe.
There’s nothing like a shortage of wheat to send some news media searching for superlatives. Talk of “soaring” wheat prices and “rocketing” bread prices were common, in the British press,...
Glanbia has reported a significant recovery in turnover and profits for the first six months of 2010, driven largely by the strong performance of its nutrition and ingredient businesses.
Lactalis has secured regulatory approval from the EU to buy Puleva Foods - the dairy arm of Spanish food giant Ebo Puvela.
Arla’s 1bn-litre ‘super dairy’ will not – as suggested in press reports this week – be constructed ‘near the western fringe of the M25 between Slough and Uxbridge’, bosses have insisted.
Danone has agreed to sell its minority stake in Wimm Bill Dann Foods for €470m following the decision to link up with Russian rival Unimilk.
Kerry Group has confirmed the terms of its offer to buy Cork-based cheese maker Newmarket Co-operative Creameries in a €33m deal.
French dairy giant Groupe Lactalis has signalled its commitment to maintaining Rachel’s brand and production in mid-Wales, according to Calon Wen, the co-operative that supplies all of the organic yogurt...