Plant to double in size as Müller looks to expand with £100m investment

Müller is investing in its yogurt and dessert products, including the new greek plain yogurt, White Velvet.

Müller said it will invest £100m ($113m) over the next three years to develop, manufacture and market a new generation of branded and private label yogurt and desserts products made from milk produced by British farmers.

Job losses have been announced at two of First Milk's facilities. The Haverfordwest Creamery in Wales produces Pembrokeshire cheddar and cheeses such as Red Leicester and Double Gloucester for the own label retail sector. The Lake District Creamery site produces whey protein products as part of a JV with Fonterra.

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Fairlife LLC is a partnership between Select Milk Producers and Coca-Cola, which distributes the product.

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The EDA and EWPA are calling for European Parliament support on total diet replacement regulations.

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