UK milk processor Dairy Crest announces a small slip in full year
profits and makes its first foray into the burgeoning functional
foods market - something which should provide its liquid milk
division with greater long-term stability,...
The first omega-3 milks to hit the UK market will benefit from
increasing demand for healthy children's food, following a wave of
media reports on research into brain food and the poor quality of
school lunches, writes Dominique...
Dutch dairy giant Campina has clearance to call its new milk
derivative product Valess a 'meat alternative' but must provide
more nutritional information about the recipe on its website, a
Dutch court rules, reports Lindsey...
UK milk processors Arla Foods and Dairy Crest have had their
lucrative contracts to supply fresh milk to UK multiple retailer
Morrisons extended - at the expense of rival dairy company Robert
Wiseman, Tom Armitage reports.
First Milk, one of the UK's largest farmer-owned dairy
co-operatives, has been given permission from the Office of Fair
Trading to buy a stake in Robert Wiseman Dairies - another positive
step for UK farmers, giving them more...
A 30 to 35 percent increase in milk prices caused Lifeway Foods'
operating profit to dip more than $0.5 million for full year 2004
on the previous year, despite a 9.7 percent increase in sales of
its probiotic dairy drinks, known...
Dairy Farmers of Britain (DFOB), one of the UK's largest milk
processors, announced last week that it is to increase the price it
pays farmers for their milk, with a number of major processors
likely to follow suit. But will...
UK milk processor Robert Wiseman Dairies has confirmed that its
full year results will be in line with analysts' expectations and
has pledged to up its average farmgate milk price for the first
time in over a year, Tom Armitage...
Dairy Crest, the UK's second largest milk supplier, has pledged
that its end of year results will be in line with expectations,
despite turbulent times for its liquid milk division, Tom
Several months after the UK anti-GM movement reached its peak,
environmental group Greenpeace continues to lobby against
supermarkets that advertise milk as GM-free - despite it
originating from cattle fed on imported GM maize and...
Vinamilk, the state-owned Vietnamese dairy group, is to form a
joint venture with Dutch counterpart Campina which will see the
latter group step up its investments in an Asia region turning
increasingly to dairy products, writes Chris...