Arla sues Wiseman in UK price fixing dispute
Rows over dairy price fixing allegations in Scotland took another
twist this week, after Arla Foods UK revealed it would sue rival
Robert Wiseman to recoup lost revenue.
Arla Foods set to reel in UK subsidiary
Dairy firm Arla Foods Amba has entered into talks with its British
subsidiary to buy out the remaining 49 per cent of the company it
does not already own.
UK milk producers head for brighter 2007, report says
Pressure on UK milk producers may ease off next year, according to
a new supply chain report, which follows new moves to monitor and
improve earnings in the sector.
Nestlé enjoys strong organic growth
Nestlé today said sales are up 9.1 per cent to CHF72.2bn (€45.4bn)
in the first eight months of this year compared to the same period
F&N takes over Nestlé milk business in Asia
Fraser & Neave, the Malaysian beverage and glass group, has
signed a RM310 million (67.2m) deal with Nestlé to produce and sell
the Swiss group's liquid milk products in south-east Asia.
Stork shareholders bid to sell off food division
Stork's shareholders today consider a proposal to sell off parts of
the company, including itsfood processing division.
EC vows to recover misspent CAP millions
The EC's promise to recover €317.3 million in misspent CAP money
follows high-level discussions on how the CAP can be simplified and
Wiseman warning highlights dairy cost pressures
Soaring input costs threaten to drag down recovering profit margins
for UK dairy firm Robert Wiseman, highlighting ongoing pressure on
EU fines highlight milk quota problems
More multi-million euro fines are to be handed out to EU member
states exceeding their milk quotas this year, highlighting what
some believe is an out-dated system.
Ditching doorstep delivery prompts Arla revival
Arla Foods UK said it had seen a significant improvement during its
second half, helped on by the sale of underperforming doorstep milk
business to rival Dairy Crest.
Food mile focus pays off for Dairy Crest
Adverts praising Dairy Crest's Country Life butter for being made
in Britain while lambasting brands shipped in from abroad appear to
have paid off for the firm, in another round of branded sales
Life without EU milk quotas
Phasing out the milk quota system across the EU will help larger
dairy producers and processors to become more competitive in the
world dairy market, says a new report.
Dairy Crest plots cheese sale
Dairy Crest confirmed it was in talks to sell its retailer cheese
division to rival dairy group First Milk, as the firm looks to
branded products for growth.
Emmi consolidates to defend fondue lead
Swiss dairy group Emmi said it would shift all fondue and cheese
production to one factory by 2010, improving efficiency in an
attempt to remain the world's number one fondue maker.
Price fixing allegations hit Wiseman shares
Shares in dairy firm Robert Wiseman have struggled to recover in
recent days after Britain's competition watchdog accused the group
of fixing milk prices in Scotland.