Butters & Spreads

March was a busy month for launches in dairy aisles around the globe. Pic: ©Getty Images/piixypeach

March: What's new in the dairy aisles?

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

It's time for our monthly round-up of some of the new products being launched in the dairy aisles around the world.

Foremost Farms expects the plant located in central Michigan to be fully operational by 2019.

Foremost Farms Michigan plant gains key state funding

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Foremost Farms received a $12m bond from the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) to support construction of a 55,000-square-foot dairy processing plant in west central Michigan, estimated to cost $57.9m.

Arla Foods will have the rights to use the Yeo Valley brand in the UK for milk, butter, spreads and cheese, but not yogurt, ice cream, cream and desserts, which will continue to be part of the independent Yeo Valley Group.

Arla Foods in Yeo Valley Dairies takeover

By Jim Cornall

The Danish headquartered cooperative said it is looking to significantly step up its ambitions for its organic dairy business in the UK, and now Arla Foods Limited, a subsidiary of Arla Foods amba, has announced it will acquire Yeo Valley Dairies Limited,...