Growing demand for milk in Africa and China has led the producer of the Cravendale to almost double the number of British famers who are stakeholders in the business, it was announced today.
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Monday 14 May 2012
Waste milk creates a carbon footprint equivalent to thousands of car exhausts, according to a study that highlights the environmental costs of inefficient farming and the aggressive marketing of supermarket food.
Friday 04 May 2012
Philippe Falardeau, 95mins. Starring: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nelisse
Sunday 29 April 2012
Around one in six youngsters believe a blueberry muffin counts as part of their “five a day”, a poll has found.
Wednesday 25 April 2012
Some say the use of phosphorus shells by the US has caused such tragedies. By Robert Fisk
Wednesday 25 April 2012
Special Report day one: The phosphorus shells that devastated this city were fired in 2004. But are the victims of America's dirty war still being born?
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Nestlé has secured its place as the biggest player in the worldwide baby food market with a $11.9bn (£7.4bn) deal to buy the drug maker Pfizer's infant-nutrition business.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Nearly 500 jobs were under threat today after supermarket milk supplier Dairy Crest announced plans to close two dairies.
Thursday 12 April 2012
And so the mystery is solved. After 20-plus years and more than 500 episodes, the creator of The Simpsons has finally cracked and admitted that it was Springfield, Oregon, all along. Since the very beginning, fans have speculated as to which of the 34 US towns that bear the name – not to mention the one in Essex – could claim to be "the real Springfield", home of the world's most famous yellow family. Now they know.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
It was the Boer War which provided the real impetus for making sure school children were properly fed. A Parliamentary Commission set up to find out how farmers were able to humiliate the British army noted that the soldiers were in poor health because they had been undernourished in childhood.
Friday 30 March 2012
Fewer people getting milk delivered and cut-price competition from supermarkets are forcing Dairy Crest Group to consider restructuring its dairies subsidiary.
Monday 27 February 2012
A new animal disease that causes birth defects and miscarriages in livestock has now been found on 74 farms in England.
Sunday 26 February 2012
A virus causing stillbirths and deformities in livestock has hit scores of British farms. Experts say cases of Schmallenberg virus, first identified in England last December, have spread to more than 70 farms from Kent to Cornwall and from the Isle of Wight to Gloucestershire.
Sunday 22 January 2012
The family behind 99p Stores is considering a sale of the single-price retailer to a private equity firm for up to £60m.
Saturday 14 January 2012
Robert Wiseman has admitted it is in takeover talks with the German yogurt group Theo Müller after its shares jumped 8 per cent in early trade yesterday.
Sunday 01 January 2012
The Washington Post editor helped Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein bring down President Nixon
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
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