UK-based dairy company Lancashire Farm Dairies has opened a new production plant in Rochdale following a £3.5 million investment.
Lancashire Farm Dairies produces a wide range of yogurts made exclusively with free-range milk. The new 70,000 square-foot facility doubles the amount of milk that Lancashire Farm Dairies can process, and the investment has increased capacity and capability in terms of milk intake, filling and storage.
The company claims that the investment follows on from a successful 2018 and is necessary for it to keep up with increasing demand for its products, as over the past three years, the company and brand has grown by 96%.
Jack Morrison, brand manager at Lancashire Farm Dairies, said: “As a brand we’re always looking to evolve.
“During a time of growth which has seen the company boost in sales with initial figures showing a rise of 20% since the free-range products hit shelves at the start of 2018, this investment is the latest sign that Lancashire Farm Dairies is going from strength-to-strength and is continuing to move forward as a key market player.
“As we’ve continued to see increased demand of our products, we needed to invest in the infrastructure that will continue to deliver that volume and ensure positive growth, and this new plant will do exactly that.”
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