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Reaseheath student crowned runner up in national dairy contest

Reaseheath student crowned runner up in national dairy contest

An agriculture undergraduate from Reaseheath College in Nantwich has been crowned runner-up in a national dairy competition.

Olivia Edgerton was second in the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) 2020 ‘Dairy Student of the Year’ contest.

February 24, 2020
Nantwich dairy firm could become first in UK to export milk to China

Nantwich dairy firm could become first in UK to export milk to China

A South Cheshire dairy firm is aiming to become first UK business to export fresh milk to China after developing its product at Reaseheath College in Nantwich.

Audlem-based NEMI Dairy Ltd is in advanced talks to sell its naturally enriched milk in major Chinese cities.

June 16, 2017
Nantwich cheese firm FJ Need bought out after 40 years

Nantwich cheese firm FJ Need bought out after 40 years

Nantwich cheese company F.J Need (Foods) has been acquired by Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of dairy products.

Established over 40 years ago, the family-run firm in Worleston includes a cheese cutting, grating and slicing facility, two cheese brands and a distribution fleet.

January 26, 2017
Record cheese entries for international awards in Nantwich

Record cheese entries for international awards in Nantwich

The world’s largest marquee will house a record-breaking number of entries at the International Cheese Awards in Nantwich.

Organisers say they expect to beat last year’s record-breaking total of 4,615 entries from 274 different exhibitors and 31 countries.

July 15, 2016
Chancellor George Osborne hails Nantwich college’s food effort

Chancellor George Osborne hails Nantwich college’s food effort

Chancellor George Osborne gave Nantwich’s Reaseheath College a big pat on the back – after visiting its dairy parlour. Mr Osborne praised Reaseheath for its efforts to help food producers meet the challenge of world population growth and climate change.

May 13, 2014
Nantwich dairy farmers join the growing milk price protest

Nantwich dairy farmers join the growing milk price protest

Hundreds of dairy farmers from Nantwich and South Cheshire have joined in the protests over milk prices. The farmers have been demonstrating outside processing firms calling on fairer prices for their milk.

July 23, 2012
Nantwich college dairy student among top four in the UK

Nantwich college dairy student among top four in the UK

A Nantwich student is among four finalists in a national competition to find the UK’s most talented dairy students. Will Astley, of Reaseheath College, was shortlisted for the final of the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) Dairy Crest Dairy Student of the Year.

April 27, 2012
Reaseheath College boss outlines “challenges” at dairy conference

Reaseheath College boss outlines “challenges” at dairy conference

A college boss from Nantwich has highlighed the increasing challenges facing the dairy industry at a major conference.  Meredydd David, Principal at Reaseheath College, urged everyone from farmers to retailers to work together to ensure the industry remained viable in the face of tough demands.

December 20, 2011