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MORE than £100m was wiped off the value of dairy group Robert Wiseman yesterday after it blamed supermarket price wars and increased competition in the milk supply market for a shock profits warning.
ROBERT Wiseman Dairies yesterday named Maureen Burnside, a partner at "big four" Scottish law firm Maclay Murray & Spens, as its company secretary.
GAVIN Wiseman, administration and purchasing director at Robert Wiseman Dairies, has sold more than £900,000 worth of shares in the company.
ROBERT Wiseman Dairies has agreed a £45.3 million sale and lease-back deal with part of French bank Société Générale.
HE WAS born on the first day of April, but Robert Wiseman is nobody's fool, particularly not in the dairy processing industry where he has worked for the whole of his 30-plus year career.
ROBERT Wiseman Dairies will deliver an uplift in profits tomorrow after the Scottish milk producer picked up a number of big contracts.
ROBERT Wiseman Dairies is expected to announce the appointment of a non-executive director when it reports interim results tomorrow. The East Kilbride-based group has been seeking a replacement for Andrew Dare, the former Milk Marque chief executive who is retiring after more than nine years on Wiseman's board.
ROBERT Wiseman Dairies has put two of its plants on seven-day working after picking up supplies from 70 farmers following the collapse of Dairy Farmers of Britain.
ROBERT Wiseman Dairies has announced two new capital projects and increased its full-year dividend, but warned that its profit margins are set to fall.
ROBERT Wiseman Dairies has won a major chunk of new business from the Co-operative Group, boosting the Scots firm's annual volumes by about 7 per cent.
THERE has been mixed reaction from dairy farmers to this week's trading statement from Robert Wiseman Dairies, especially news that Tesco is cutting its order.
ROBERT Wiseman Dairies yesterday promised its annual results would be ahead of expectations, despite revealing that Tesco is to cut its supplies from the East Kilbride company by 40 million litres a year.
ROBERT Wiseman Dairies (RWD) processes and distributes milk and diary products. Wiseman shares have been a nervous counter for some time but the latest trading update provided a measure of reassurance.
ROBERT Wiseman Dairies has won a contract to supply a further 172 stores for the Co-operative Group, a deal that will add about 15 million litres a year to the company's production.
MOST cows in the UK inhabit the western half of the country. As it turns out, the rainier climate on the Atlantic side of Britain provides a more amenable environment for the bovine than the dryer, albeit more populated east.
ONE of the UK's leading dairies has had to raise prices to offset rising costs.
ROBERT Wiseman Dairies' chairman has admitted that 2008 has been one of the hardest years in the firm's history, but the company relieved the City yesterday, saying it was on track to meet market forecasts.