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A Statement from Dairy Crest Limited

Following the Court hearing in September 2021 when Dairy Crest Limited pleaded guilty to offences for breaches to its Environmental Permit at the Davidstow Creamery dating back to 2016, the Company was today ordered by the Court to pay a fine of £1.52 million.

Once again, the Company would like to express its sincere apologies to those who have been affected. Considerable work has been undertaken to rectify the historic issues to which the prosecution related. The Company continues to invest significant resources in the best technology, processes and people to further improve its environmental performance and minimise its impact on the local community.

As the largest employer in North Cornwall, the Company remains committed to supporting its local communities and becoming a better neighbour.

About Saputo Dairy UK

Saputo Dairy UK is a producer of leading British food brands and value-added ingredients. It produces and sells some of the best-loved food brands in the UK, including Cathedral City, Clover, Country Life and Frylight, as well as specialised ingredients for use in infant formula. It is part of Saputo Inc., one of the top ten dairy processors in the world.

 Saputo Dairy UK is the trading name of Dairy Crest Limited.