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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Saturday 17 December 2011
Wednesday 07 December 2011
Traces of radiation from the Japanese nuclear plant damaged in the earthquake and tsunami in March were detected in baby formula yesterday.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Friday 26 August 2011
A 22-month-old girl has died after she was involved in a collision with a milk float, police said today.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
Sunday 10 July 2011
Friday 20 May 2011
In Nicholson Baker's book 'The Mezzanine', he discusses the periodicity of recurring thoughts, wondering about those thoughts which travel on a loop, each taking intervals of weeks or months to complete their orbit and resurface again. I first read 'Under Milk Wood' by Dylan Thomas on a coach in Australia when I was 24, and I'd guess I've thought about it every two to three weeks since then. It joins a jumble of other regular visitors, including: diminishing fish stocks, guilt-induced but wildly unfeasible resolutions for being better at staying in touch with friends, Helen Keller, the phrase "you pays your money and you takes your choice", and scientific footage of a white rat with spinal injuries swimming in a tank.
Thursday 24 March 2011
Thursday 24 February 2011
This Sunday, Arsenal and Birmingham meet in the Carling Cup final at Wembley.
Saturday 19 February 2011
Tea is the only drink in Britain enjoyed by all classes, although wine is percolating. It would be a mistake, however, to imagine that tea is classless, as its wide popularity has prompted all manner of distinction designed to protect the uneasy upper classes and torment the uneasy upward approachers. Putting milk in first, second or not at all has been as important in these circles as what you eat with it and when.
Thursday 17 February 2011
Thursday 03 February 2011
It has been a common complaint: chocolate bars perennially seem to be getting smaller. Now Cadbury has admitted it is cutting the size of its Dairy Milk bar by two squares despite the price remaining the same.
Sunday 23 January 2011
Saturday 08 January 2011
Monday 29 November 2010
Companies should help new mothers to return to work by providing them with breastfeeding facilities or by allowing them to bring their babies to work, the Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley, said at the weekend. He is urging firms to set up areas where they can breastfeed and to supply fridges or cool-boxes to store expressed milk.
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