Müller Wiseman Dairies has opened talks regarding the proposed closure of two distribution depots in Scotland – an announcement that has left the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW) and many unaware employees “shocked.”
US dairy giant Dean Foods has elected Robert Wiseman, the former managing director of UK dairy processor Robert Wiseman Dairies, to its Board of Directors – through which it hopes to benefit from Wiseman’s “deep dairy experience.”
UK processor and farmer representatives have settled on a code of best practice relating to milk supply contracts – the latest effort by the British dairy industry to rebuild relations tainted by this summer’s milk price protests.
The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW) says it is disappointed by Robert Wiseman Dairies' confirmation that it will close its Okehampton dairy and Cupar distribution depot with the loss of up to 134 jobs.
Were Robert Wiseman Dairies’ East Kilbride office to go up in smoke, staff could be relocated to a data centre in Glasgow and re-establish financial, operational and supply chain systems within an hour.
Robert Wiseman Dairies has moved to allay its shareholders'
concerns after announcing a disappointing decline in the company's
full-year profits, stemming from last year's loss of a lucrative
contract to supply Asda...
Robert Wiseman Dairies, the Scottish milk processor, is considering
selling 15 per cent of its shares to First Milk, the giant producer
co-operative which supplies it with most of its milk, a move which
could ease the often strained...
Robert Wiseman Dairies is once again the subject of an Office of
Fair Trading investigation in Scotland, the third in recent times.
But the current probe could have more to do with rival Express
Dairies and its proposed merger with...
Robert Wiseman Dairies, the UK milk processor, is on track to
produce one billion litres of milk for the first time in its
history after a 15 per cent rise in first half volumes. And the
company remains confident that Express Dairies'...
Allegations of anti-competitive practices in the Scottish milk
market by Robert Wiseman Dairies have been dismissed by the Office
of Fair Trading because of a lack of evidence. The decision has
angered other dairy groups, and an appeal...