Müller launches program to support sustainable dairy farming in UK

UK – Müller, a leading dairy company in Europe best known for its range of yogurts, has launched a new program to bolster sustainable dairy farming in the United Kingdom. Through the program, Müller says it will provide farmers with tools and support to help further improve supply chain collaboration, herd health and sustainability. Called Müller Advantage, the UK-based program, aims to help up to 600 Müller Direct dairy farmers operating “successful and progressive enterprises”, by addressing a number of issues. These include managing and further reducing the use of…

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Müller launches major recruitment drive to meet surging demand

UK – Müller UK & Ireland has launched a recruitment push for up to 300 additional key workers to enable the dairy processor meet the strong consumer demand for dairy products in the UK following the Coronavirus outbreak. While Müller has significantly raised its total output, the company says the demand expected to remain high and the business is now looking for up to 300 additional colleagues to play a key role in manufacturing and delivering a range of essential dairy items. The company is offering vacancies nationwide, ranging from…

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Müller secures long term partnership with Biffa to drive plastic use

UK – Müller has secured a long-term partnership with Biffa, a waste management company headquartered in High Wycombe, UK, in a deal that will allow the dairy company to meet increased demand for packaging made from recycled materials. With demand for food grade recycled High Density Polyethylene (rHDPE) currently outstripping supply, the agreement will see Biffa continue to supply the recycled material that is used to make the dairy company’s fresh milk bottles. Müller said that its rHDPE fresh milk bottles are already 100% recyclable. The company has also made…

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Müller introduces Müllerlight gin and tonic-inspired yogurt in UK

UK – Müller has introduced a new Müllerlight gin and tonic-inspired yogurt, a high in protein fat free yoghurt containing no added sugar. With the product, which is Müller’s first ever gin and tonic inspired yogurt, the company is continuing with its strategy to add inspiration to its core range of branded yogurts, Müllerlight and Müller Corner, as it targets category growth.  Müllerlight Gin & Tonic inspired yogurt is available in six pack format (three Gin & Tonic flavour yogurt and three Pink Gin & Elderflower flavour yogurt) in Tesco…

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Muller to review dairies, enters logistics partnership with Culina Group

UK – Müller Milk & Ingredients (MMI) has announced that it is set to carry out a strategic review of its network of dairies and enter a logistics partnership with its sister company, Culina Group. The review is part of the Project Darwin programme launched in February to save £100 million (US$129 million) in cost-cutting and margin improvement initiatives across its entire dairy supply chain. The company has rolled out a 45-day statutory collective consultation process to assess the feasibility of capacity requirements and utilization at its network of six…

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Muller enters natural yogurt category with two new variants in the UK

UK – UK’s leading dairy products brand, Muller has launched its ‘first-ever’ line of natural yogurt in the UK, to offer consumers delightful and wide yoghurt portfolio. The new variants, Müllerlight Natural and Müllerlight Greek Style Natural expands the company’s Official Yogurt of British Athletics range into a yogurt category that Muller has been absent. According to Muller, the natural range is fat free, high in protein and has no added sugar, something that makes it ideal for consumers who want healthy and at the same time great-tasting products. Müllerlight…

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Müller completes major investment in Scottish dairy plant

UK– Dairy company Müller UK & Ireland has completed a £15 million project to substantially upgrade its dairy plant in Bellshill, Scotland, thereby securing 265 jobs at Scotland’s largest fresh milk dairy. The project by Müller Milk & Ingredients represents the largest single investment in Scottish dairy processing for more than a decade, says Müller. The investment gives the dairy the capacity to process more than 370 million litres of fresh milk and cream each year. It includes a new filling hall to make cream products, two additional fresh milk…

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Müller reduces sugar in Muller Corner brand by 9% with new yoghurt culture

UK– Dairy company Muller is set to reduce sugar by up to 9% and gain a creamier texture in its Müller Corner brands, thanks to its discovery of a new yogurt culture. This follows a rigorous research and development process, which involved access to more than 13,000 strains, Müller says it discovered that the combination of two specific yoghurt strains of Streptococcus thermophilus andLactobacillus bulgaricuscreated a less sour tasting yogurt which means less sugar is required to be added to create a better taste. The company has worked for the…

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Muller unveils ‘convenient’ FRijj range with longer shelf life

UK – Muller has released a reformulated FRijj range of milkshake, which has a longer shelf life for convenience stores and food service businesses in the UK. The new FRijj is available in 900ml bottles, larger shareable portions that can keep long when put in the fridge. The longer-lasting ambient recipe for its FRijj range was produced at its Severnside site which it acquired earlier this year and has been improved with capabilities to create a new centre of excellence for milk drinks and fresh cream. Muller claimed that on…

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Muller launches into UK spreadable market with its first branded butter spread

UK – Muller UK and Ireland has entered the UK spreads market with the introduction of its first ever branded butter spread, launched exclusively in Tesco on 21 May. The launch of the Official Spreadable of British Athletics boosts its butter category including salted, unsalted and lactic butter which it supplies to both the domestic and international markets. The spread is made with 73% real churned butter to give it a delicious creamy taste and the firm said it could drive consumption across all age ranges, but particularly families. It…

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