The Royal Hospital Chelsea organised a Covid-safe ceremony this year, with British cheese makers continuing their long history of donations to the hospital.
For those of you not distracted by the US election, Europe and the UK are going back into a second lockdown due to the upsurge in coronavirus cases. Same show, different day. But here we are, and how is dairy doing? Well, after attending the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers policy conference this morning, I can say, I am optimistic.
In introducing regulation, Dairy UK says it supports the Government setting best practice requirements for raw milk contracts between farmers and processors into law.
Dairy UK’s 11th annual Benchmarking Survey once again shows dairy processor achievements in improving environmental performance.
Just as the Milk Your Moments campaign drew to a close last week (31 July), Kantar data revealed huge spikes in sales of core dairy items through the peak of the UK’s lockdown.
The overall dairy industry hasn’t been advertised on British television for the past two decades. However, this has now been rectified with the first generic dairy TV advert airing on 1 July, featuring a selection of iconic milk adverts on UK screens over the last seven decades.
Following the publication of the consultation on the regulation of raw milk contracts, Dairy UK says it has welcomed the opportunity to provide evidence as part of the consultation process.
The first dairy TV advert in 20 years has been aired this week, as part of the £1 million joint-funded dairy marketing campaign Milk Your Moments.
Graham’s The Family Dairy has announced its support for SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) and Mind as part of #MyGrahamsMoments for the wider £1 million joint funded Dairy UK marketing campaign to champion dairy.
#MilkYourMoments encourages people to share their special moments of personal connection through their love of milk and great tasting dairy products, particularly in these challenging times.
Eligible dairy farmers will be entitled to up to £10,000 each, to cover 70% of their lost income during April and May to ensure they can continue to operate and sustain production capacity.
The UK dairy sector in partnership with government has announced a new joint-funded campaign to highlight the importance of ‘human connections’ during the current coronavirus crisis.