French yoghurt manufacturer Danone has announced that it has raised
its stake in probiotics maker Yakult to 19 per cent, citing strong
performance of the Japanese company as the reason for its long-term
With the UK Budget announcement planned for next week, the British
Retail Consortium has warned the Treasury not to increase the tax
burden on the retail industry - one of the few expanding sectors of
the British economy at the moment.
UK dairy Yeo Valley Organic has received an award for its Fat Free
Yoghurt range at The Vitality Show, held at London's Olympia last
weekend. The products all contain live bacteria and only organic
ingredients, but no artificial...
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