• Foodservice Footprint F43-NGT-1 Black and white issue Foodservice Industry Briefing Next Green Thing  news-email milk Free-Range Milk dairy

    Black and white issue

    Farmers have launched a new brand of free-range milk with a distinctive black top. Is it really the next green thing? Free-range milk? All milk is free range, isn’t it? No. More and more cows are being kept inside for… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown-8 Dairy industry gets tough on drugs Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  news-email Judith Bryans Drugs dairy British Cattle Vetenary Association BCVA antibiotics

    Dairy industry gets tough on drugs

    The UK dairy industry has responded to the growing threat posed by drug-resistant infections by launching new initiatives to tackle antibiotic use. The package of measures introduced by trade body Dairy UK includes a new training programme for dairy farmers… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown-1 In defence of dairy Grocery sector news updates Out of Home sector news  milk Eating Better Department of Health dairy APPG

    In defence of dairy

    Milk alternatives beware: the dairy sector is fighting back. A report published today by the Dairy All-Party Parliamentary Group calls on the Department of Health to introduce a ‘3-a-day’ scheme for milk and dairy consumption. “The UK must put dairy… Read More

  • Footprint Poll: The results

    LAST WEEK, retail multiple Morrisons announced the launch of a new milk brand, Milk for Farmers, that would charge a 10p premium a litre, with that 10p going back to dairy farmers supplying Morrisons’ processor Arla. It’s a scheme not… Read More

  • Dairy farmers in crisis

    THE CRISIS in the dairy industry has hit the headlines again this week. There have been emergency meetings held in Stormont in response to the Northern Irish Dairy crisis.                   Milk prices… Read More

  • DEFRA negotiates dairy farmer support

    FOLLOWING A tough year for the dairy industry, the Department of Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has asked that UK banks, tax authorities and the Rural Payments Agency to show support to farmers.            … Read More

  • First Milk delay dairy farmers’ pay by two weeks

    FIRST MILK announced that over 1,000 farmers within one of its co-operatives would see a delay in their pay cheque, due on Monday 12th January, and all subsequent payments after will be put back a fortnight.        … Read More

  • Vegetable inflation rate over 5% as food and drink inflation rates heads towards 2008 peak

    OPERATORS ARE being warned that they will need to take steps to mitigate the impact of a continued surge in food inflation, which is expected to rise further in 2013 and beyond.   An annual Food Inflation Report published by… Read More

  • NFU publishes list of dairy-friendly companies

    SODEXO, BRAKES and 3663 are the only three foodservice businesses to appear on a new NFU list of the companies that are paying dairy farmers a fair price. Costa Coffee is the lone High Street food and drink outlet on… Read More

  • Putting Milk First

    Footprint met up with Tim Innocent, Head of Purchasing – Direct Materials, Nestle UK – to talk about the company’s approach to sourcing milk sustainably as part of its ‘Creating Shared Value’ approach to business.   Nestle’s philosophy is to… Read More