Vegan charity Viva! yesterday revealed its new headline campaign in the form of a film called Vegan Now which exposes the dramatic effects industrial meat and dairy farming have on our natural world.
British brand YAAR says it is creating a new category in the dairy and snack market with the launch of the UK’s first range of chilled quark bars, designed as an on-the-go sweet treat.
Welsh organic dairy brand Rachel’s Organic has refreshed its brand, unveiling a new packaging design across its full range of yogurts and rice puddings.
Swedish oat drinks company Oatly has launched its first nationwide, cross-media UK campaign: ‘It’s like milk, but made for humans’ in a bid to convince UK consumers to swap cow’s milk for a plant-based, oat drink alternative.
Working with the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), Dairy brand The Collective has found a solution to an issue with the recyclability of its black plastic lids.
Daylesford has announced the opening of a new farmshop and café in Brompton Cross, London – its fourth outlet in the city.
Somerset-based organic dairy brand Yeo Valley has announced a new partnership with Women’s Super League team Bristol City FC.
The chief executive of the Soil Association (SA), Helen Browning, says there was ‘no excuse’ for the ‘distressing’ treatment of dairy cows and their calves revealed in video footage of an award-winning organic farm by animal rights group Animal Equality.
Taking advantage of the increased interest in fermented food and drink, the Collective dairy has launched a range of Kefir in three flavours: Natural, Mango ‘n’ Turmeric and Coconut ‘n’ Honey.
Vegan yoghurt and ice cream maker COYO has apologized for the ‘precautionary product removal’ now in place after traces of milk were found in its dairy-free yoghurts.
Arla Foods has acquired a subsidiary of the UK’s biggest organic dairy brand Yeo Valley, in an ambitious move to persuade British consumers to ‘trade up’ to organic dairy.
Wyke Farms has united with OMSCo in a new joint business venture which the two parties have named The British Organic Dairy Company.
Tapping into the free-from trend, organic dairy brand Rachel’s has unveiled a new Organic Lactose-Free Bio-Live Yoghurt range.
Researchers a the University of Surrey in the UK will issue a warning next month that babies born to mothers who drink cow’s milk alternatives – such as soya, almond and coconut – could have lower IQs, reports The Times.
An ad stating that “Humane milk is a myth” has been cleared by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority following complaints from members of the dairy industry that it was inaccurate and misleading.
Arla Foods is repositioning its organic milk range to maximize the opportunity of growing consumer interest in the idea of ‘free-range milk’.
Organic groups and farmers say they are “disappointed” after the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority told Arla Foods to stop using the phrase ‘good for the land’ in relation to organic da
According to the Organic Milk Market Report, UK organic milk volumes rose 4.4% in 2016, in contrast to the conventional milk category which fell by 1.9%.
The dairy industry says that health professionals should move away from focusing on single nutrients like saturated fat, which does a “disservice to whole foods like milk and dairy”.
The Soil Association has apologized for a posting a “controversial” tweet that it said “oversimplified its current concerns with farm animal welfare”.
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