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Dairy UK holds Stronger for Longer event

By Jim Cornall

People are living longer today than at any other point in history and the goal of health systems globally is to make sure that older adults are stronger and healthier for longer.

AHDB is hosting a webinar on trade with Australia and New Zealand in November. Pic: Getty Images/brians101

AHDB explores UK dairy exports to Australasian markets

By Jim Cornall

The opportunities, challenges and implications of exporting UK dairy products to Australia and New Zealand will be explored in an AHDB (Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board) webinar next month.

The 12-week promotional campaign starts next week.

UK dairy industry launches £1m consumer campaign

By Jim Cornall

The UK dairy sector in partnership with the Government has announced a new joint-funded campaign to highlight the importance of ‘human connections’ during the current coronavirus crisis.

The RABDF is urging every producer who has been affected to fill out a two-minute survey each day to account for losses after the Government called for data on the severity of the issue.

Dairy industry unites to call for immediate action

By Jim Cornall

Appeals for urgent government action to save the UK dairy industry during the coronavirus crisis have been backed by the entire supply chain, including UK farming unions, Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF), Dairy UK and the Provision Trade...

Among the report's many reccomendations is a reduction in the consumption of beef, lamb and dairy by at least 20% per person.

UK report recommends dairy reduction of 20%

By Jim Cornall

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) an independent, statutory body in the UK established under the Climate Change Act 2008, is recommending a reduction in dairy intake of 20%.

Dairy UK says the Eating Better report cherry picks statistics that paint a false picture of the UK industry.

Dairy UK slams Eating Better report

By Jim Cornall

Dairy UK has responded angrily to the publication of a new report urging consumers to change their diet to include less meat and dairy products.

Diary UK says the dairy industry is strong and has consumer support, but there are still challenges to be tackled.

UK dairy industry publishes report covering Brexit issues

By Jim Cornall

Dairy UK, the representative body of the UK dairy industry, today published its “White Paper” report for 2017, outlining opportunities and challenges - including Brexit and consumer confidence in dairy foods.

John Jordan, CEO of Ornua Foods Europe, was one of the speakers at Dairy UK's seminar.

Dairy UK looks to strong future despite Brexit

By Jim Cornall

The UK dairy industry is open for business and ready to help build a stronger economy and better future, Dairy UK chairman, Dr David Dobbin, said at the Dairy UK annual dinner in London.

The new Eatwell Guide (left), which replaces the Eatwell Plate (right), reduces the recommended amount of dairy in the diet from 15% to 8%.

Anger as new Eatwell Guide slashes dairy

By Jim Cornall

Public Health England’s (PHE) launch of the new Eatwell Guide, which promotes more fruit, vegetables and starchy carbohydrates, and almost halves the amount of dairy in the diet, has drawn ire from various industry sources.

The EFRA report looks at threats facing the farming industry. Photo: iStock - Matthew Dixon

EFRA report recognizes threat to dairy farmers

By Jim Cornall

While the GDT (Global Dairy Trade) price index was up this week, UK milk prices were cut again. In response to the calls for action, a UK government committee report has acknowledged the threat to farmers.

A new report on export strategy has been unveiled by Dairy UK. Photo: iStock - Mark-W-R

Dairy UK reveals export strategy

By Jim Cornall

Dairy UK has published a new export strategy that it says will help the dairy industry unlock a ‘new world of opportunity’ on international markets. 

UK dairy 'Producer Organisation' consultation launched

UK dairy 'Producer Organisation' consultation launched

By Mark Astley

The UK Department for Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs (Defra) has launched a consultation on the proposed implementation of rules that would allow English dairy farmers to form Producer Organisations (POs).

Reformulation drive risks dairy sector damage, Dairy UK warns

Reformulation drive risks dairy sector damage, Dairy UK warns

By Ben Bouckley

UK trade body Dairy UK has called on the nation’s government to do more to communicate the positive health benefits of dairy products, and warns that the current focus on reformulation risks ‘putting many consumers off eating dairy foods’.

Dairy UK supports DEFRA date-marking changes

Dairy UK supports DEFRA date-marking changes

By Ben Bouckley

Trade body Dairy UK says its supports the UK government’s new initiative on date marking as a “major step forward in reducing food wastage in the home”.

Dairy UK head gives verdict on Commission report

Dairy UK head gives verdict on Commission report

By Guy Montague-Jones

Despite the widening gap between producer and supermarket prices, the director general of Dairy UK said “there is no cream to be had” in the fiercely competitive dairy market.

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