All news articles for February 2018

The ability to add new products to its portfolio is one of the reasons Meadow Foods has purchased Welsh dairy company Roil Foods.

Meadow Foods takes over Roil Foods

By Jim Cornall

Meadow Foods, the UK’s largest independently-owned dairy group and a supplier of ingredients to the food industry, has acquired Roil Foods Limited.

The dairy industry is looking for consultation in response to a government document on the industry after Brexit.

Dairy responds to UK government’s agricultural policy document

By Jim Cornall

Dairy UK, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) and Arla Foods UK have responded to the government’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (Defra) publication of its paper into agricultural policy, ‘Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming...

The newset addition to the dairy alternatives space is canary grass seed.

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SoriaNatural adds new plant to dairy alternative options

By Jim Cornall

The dairy-alternative drinks available on the market started out with coconut and soya decades ago. Since then, almond, rice, chia, hemp, oat, tiger nut and even pea have headed into the alternatives space.

While The Compass Group took top spot in Fast Company’s ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’ for the food sector, dairy was well represented, with three companies making the top 10. ©GettyImages/AndreyPopov

What does it take to be a leader in dairy innovation?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Three dairy companies made the top 10 list of Fast Company’s ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’ in the food sector for 2018 – Chobani (in third spot), Eden Creamery (the makers of Halo Top, in fifth) and The a2 Milk Company, in ninth place.