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Saputo Dairy UK - formerly Dairy Crest - has a long history dating back to 1933

Launch of Cathedral City Plant Based


Cathedral City Plant Based crafted to bring a mature cheddar flavour dairy free alternative to cheese

Acquisition of Wensleydale


Saputo acquires Wensleydale Creamery which manufactures, blends, markets and distributes a variety of specialty and regional cheeses, including Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese

Bute Island Foods Acquired


Saputo acquires Bute Island Foods - an innovative manufacturer, marketer and distributor of a variety of dairy alternative cheese products

Cheese Packaging Recycling Programme launched


Partnering with TerraCycle, Cathedral City launches the first Cheese Packaging Recycling Programme, enabling consumers to recycle their cheese packaging and help raise money for good causes

Acquired by Saputo


Dairy Crest acquired by Saputo, one of the top ten dairy processors in the world. Marking this major milestone in the Company's development, Dairy Crest is rebranded as Saputo Dairy UK

Major expansion announced


Multi-million pound investment announced to increase cheese production capacity at Davidstow creamery, improve environmental credentials and enhance packaging capabilities

Innovation Centre opens


HRH Princess Royal opens the Dairy Crest Innovation Centre on the Harper Adams University campus. This unique collaboration embeds research scientists in one of the country's top agricultural colleges

Nutritional Ingredients business launched


Dairy Crest begins to produce demineralised whey and prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides as ingredients for the global infant formula market

Sale of Dairies business completes


The transformational sale of its Dairies business, including milk&more, to Müller enables Dairy Crest to reposition itself as a branded, high growth company

Frylight acquired


Dairy Crest acquires MH Foods which manufactures Frylight, the one calorie cooking spray.

Expansion of National Distribution Centre


Dairy Crest expands its National Distribution Centre in Nuneaton to house state of the art cheese cutting and packing halls. The facility is also used as a cheese maturation store