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2012-05-23 22:20:36

LONDON, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dairy Crest, the only UK listed dairy business, released its 2012 preliminary results today saying double digit growth in branded Spreads and Cheese offset poor results in the Dairy business. The company said it had benefitted from being a broadly based business. Adjusted profit before tax was slightly below last year at GBP87.4m. The company emphasised this was a good result given the general economic environment and the substantial...

2011-05-19 01:49:00

LONDON, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UK dairy food group Dairy Crest today announced full-year profits were up 5% while net debt had been reduced by GBP25m. Speaking to financial broadcaster www.cantos.com, CEO Mark Allen says he is pleased with the performance of all the key brands including Clover, Country Life and St Hubert Omega 3. "They're the brands that we invest in, in terms of innovation, marketing spend, TV advertising etc. They've grown 7% this year... Most...

2010-05-18 02:34:00

LONDON, May 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Profits at UK food company Dairy Crest have risen by 5% and debt has been reduced by GBP79m, the group announced today. Speaking to financial broadcaster http://www.cantos.com, CEO Mark Allen underlines that these results "vindicate" his broad-based strategy. "What you've seen in practice is a very, very good performance from our dairies business, profits have quadrupled, and that's helped ease our cheese business through what's...

2008-11-07 15:00:11

The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) announced today that on November 8, key board members, members of the executive team and several partners will travel to China to participate in an organized trade mission. The delegation will be investigating and promoting the state dairy industry's trade opportunities with the country as demand for products made with Real California Milk increases. This trade mission is extremely well timed to take advantage of heightened opportunities to open...

2008-10-28 09:00:25

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Sports - Diet - Nutrition industry is available in its catalogue. Low-Fat and Low-Sugar Foods http://www.reportlinker.com/p096512/Low-Fat-and-Low-Sugar-Foods.html The low-fat and reduced-sugar foods market increased by 6.7% in value in 2007, up from a 4.7% rise in 2006. This is likely to be linked to continuing government messages regarding healthier eating and a healthier lifestyle, necessitated by the clear...

2008-08-27 18:00:00

By Alistair Houghton DRIVING along the Chester bypass, it would be easy to miss the cluster of roofs tucked away up a small country lane. But if you did miss it you'd be missing out on dairy ingredients business Meadow Foods - one of the region's biggest companies and among the UK's biggest suppliers of dairy products. Its managing director Paul Deakin says Meadow Foods' products, from cream and butter to chocolate crumb, are found in foods from shortbread to ready meals. Its...

2008-07-29 03:01:05

By Anonymous Dairy Crest is launching a free film festival to support its Frijj milkshake brand. The six week-long Frijj Film Festival, which starts on 14 August, will show classic movies at 25 Carlton Cinemas in London this summer. It will be backed by a digitally led push, created by Grey London. Aimed at Frijj's core consumer base of 16- to 24-year-old men, it features a spoof of Steve McQueen film The Blob. Centred on an idyllic 50s town, it depicts a girl plotting to unleash a flood...

2008-07-19 00:00:29

CHEESE and milk producer Dairy Crest said yesterday it was continuing to pass on higher milk costs to customers as inflationary pressure showed no signs of abating. The group said sales in its dairies division rose 5 per cent during the three months to June 30, "principally reflecting the impact of price increases to recover higher raw milk and commodity costs". Sales at Dairy Crest's foods division - products include Cathedral City cheddar, Country Life butter and Utterly Butterly spread...

2008-07-18 18:00:30

Cheese and milk producer Dairy Crest is continuing to pass on higher milk costs to customers as inflationary pressure showed no signs of abating. The group said yesterday that sales in its dairies division rose five per cent during the three months to June 30, "principally reflecting the impact of price increases to recover higher raw milk and commodity costs". Sales at Dairy Crest's foods division - its products include Cathedral City cheddar, Country Life butter and Utterly Butterly...

2008-06-19 06:00:15

By Anonymous Dairy Crest is gainingground in the dairy spreads market at the expense of Unilever. The dairy firm posted a 24% increase in annual profits, driven by strong sales of its brands, which include Cathedral City, Clover and Frijj. For the year to 31 March, Dairy Crest's profits rose to Pounds 96. Im. Sales of its Utterly Butterly brand were up 25% over the period to Pounds 58.5m, according to ACNielsen. Dairy Crest said the brand had been boosted by the introduction of an Omega 3...