Speaking today the chief executive of Dairy UK, Dr Judith Bryans said: “No matter what your view on Brexit, the industry has not been given the clarity or time it needs to ensure it is ready.”
Delegates at Dairy UK’s conference, ‘Weighing up the Facts? Does Dairy Deliver’, were told of the great efforts the dairy industry has made to reduce the sugar content of its products, in line with the targets laid down in the Childhood Obesity Plan
Dairy UK has welcomed today’s announcement from Britain’s secretary of state Michael Gove of an additional £15 million to tackle food waste and redistribute surplus food.
Dairy UK has called on the British government to safeguard the future of school milk schemes by committing to their long-term funding post-Brexit.
The £1.2 million industry consumer campaign to remind millennials of their love of dairy resulted in an 11% drop in those considering a switch to dairy alternatives.