Scottish dairy producer McLelland is investing a total of £13
million to extend its cheese-making operations in Stranraer. The
plans include the building of a new 10,000 ton cold store and
general storage facilities.
Despite currency devaluations in both North and South America,
Italian dairy group Parmalat posted only a 2.7 per cent decline in
sales for 2002 as a programme of product roll-outs helped boost
organic volume growth.
Express Dairies, the UK's leading liquid milk supplier, and Arla
UK, the British arm of Europe's largest dairy co-op, are merging to
create a stronger position in both the liquid milk and dairy
Posimat, the Spain-based provider of unscrambling and conveyor
logistics solutions, is about to launch its Posimaster Multichute
high-speed bottle line unscrambler at the Hispack show in Barcelona
on 31 March.
During the Anuga trade show, held in Germany next month, Sidel, one
of the world's leaders in the engineering and supply of complete
lines for liquid foods in PET packaging, will be showing its latest
Focusing on improving quality rather than lifting sales has paid
off for Dutch dairy group Campina, which has seen a solid
improvement in sales for its core brands despite volatile
international dairy markets.
A continued push into the Russian regions helped dairy product and
fruit juice producer Wimm-Bill-Dann to its fourth successive year
of growth in 2002. Further investment should help drive growth in