Dairy Uk

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’.