Dairy – the real plant based drink?

When I was in a local supermarket last week, I picked up a carton of Alpro Roasted Almond (unsweetened). I noticed, on the packaging, an image of a white liquid, very much like milk, gushing from a split almond and… Continue reading

Down on Adam’s Farm

What a great time we had at Countryfile Live last weekend. It might have rained a bit and the high winds at one point sent the gazebo flying across the field but nothing could dampen our enthusiasm. We were just… Continue reading

Cows don’t have a Voice but you have a Choice

Recently, Compassion in World Farming released a map of the UK showing a proliferation of factory farms in the UK. From their research, they’ve found that ‘factory farming has taken over UK food production’ with around 70% of farm animals… Continue reading

Extinction and Livestock

By Philip Lymbery, Chief Executive Officer of Compassion in World Farming

Philip Lymbery is chief executive of leading international farm animal welfare organisation, Compassion in World Farming, and Visiting Professor at the University of Winchester.

He played leading roles… Continue reading

What’s wrong with organic milk?

Just recently I came across a new milk label in a supermarket. Well, not a new label exactly, more like an existing label which had two words added to it – ‘free range’. I have since learned that this is… Continue reading

Birmingham’s First Coffee Festival

I was at Birmingham’s first coffee festival this weekend, to support Cotteswold Dairy who were the official milk sponsor for the event. This meant that they provided Pasture Promise free range milk for all of the coffee roasters and baristas… Continue reading

Stephenson’s Free Range Milk in Booths stores

I’m delighted to report that Free Range Milk pioneers, Stephenson’s Dairy, have been offered the chance to supply milk to 24 Booths stores in the north west of England, from July 1st.

Chris & Steph Stephenson took up… Continue reading

Free Range Milk in Mid Counties Co-op stores

I’m delighted to tell you that our mission to offer British consumers the choice of free range milk, has recently been given another significant boost, thanks to Mid Counties Co-op. They are now stocking Cotteswold Dairy’s free range milk in… Continue reading

Support Local Producers

Throughout the month of June, the Sustainable Restaurant Association is running it’s Celebrate Local Producers Campaign, encouraging members to source more fruit, vegetables, meat and dairy from British suppliers.

There’s lots of reasons why buying the cheapest produce can make… Continue reading

How will you celebrate World Milk Day?

As World Milk Day celebrations get under way, I thought you might be interested in a few milk stats, to impress anyone you are having round for a few pints of the white stuff. There’s an awful lot of milk… Continue reading

Asda offers an opportunity for more Free Range Dairy farmers

We are delighted to announce that from today, Asda are extending the offer of Free Range Dairy Farmers milk to more stores, following a positive reaction from customers who have been campaigning for the milk to be available in their… Continue reading

Getting the Balance Right

I went to the first Balance Festival held in London on Friday. A three day festival dedicated to health and fitness shows how big the industry has grown over the years and is still a growing in the UK.

I… Continue reading

Outstanding Contribution to Farming

I was delighted to receive the award for Outstanding Contribution to Farming at the 2017 Western Daily Press Food & Farming Awards, which were held on Tuesday evening (9th May). It was a great pleasure to get to shake… Continue reading

What does the Election mean for Food and Farming in the UK?

In the run up to the EU Referendum one topic that should have taken centre stage but seemed to be relegated to the understudy role was food and farming.  A fact noticed by others including Professor Kevin Morgan of… Continue reading

Our changing landscape

There hasn’t been much in the news lately about cuts in milk prices or the blockading of supermarket distribution centres by angry farmers. That’s because over the last six months there has been a steady rise in farm gate prices,… Continue reading

Cows like to be outside

By Helen Lambert, an animal welfare scientist who is globally renowned for her expertise on animal sentience and her research into measuring cattle emotions. Helen works as a free-lance consultant to support charities, industry and universities with insight and… Continue reading

Free Range Dairy Network Conference

I came away from our first Free Range Dairy Network conference this year feeling very positive. Not only did we have about 70 can-do people attend the conference but we also had some fantastic news from Yeshna Mistry from Sustainability… Continue reading

The milk revolution has started

Well. It seems that the milk revolution that we have ignited is rapidly spreading, with more and more people beginning to understand that not all milk is the same. Every week there is news and debate about free range milk… Continue reading

ASDA is the first supermarket to stock free range milk with Pasture Promise logo

We want to say a big thank you to Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty as Friday Night Feast has been a gift that keeps on giving. They took our story of Free Range Dairy Network to a much larger audience… Continue reading

Less froth more substance with Pasture Promise Free Range Milk

This month is Sustainable Restaurant Association’s #coffeemadegood campaign which encourages coffee roasters, baristas and consumers to think about where the coffee has come from? They are also encouraging people to think about the milk too. A 6oz cappuccino will consist… Continue reading




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