Dairy Crest Direct split into two

Published 24 December 15

Dairy Crest Direct (DCD) will split into two on completion of Müller’s takeover of Dairy Crest’s Dairies division from 27 December 2015.

DCD will continue to represent farmers in the south west of England, supplying milk into Dairy Crest's Davidstow Creamery. In addition, a brand new company ‘Direct Milk DPO Ltd' has been established to represent DCD members transferring from Dairy Crest to Müller.

David Herdman, Chairman of the existing DCD, transfers to become Chairman of Direct Milk, while current DCD Vice Chairman, Stephen Bone, will become Chairman of DCD. Michael Masters, current Company Secretary for DCD, will become Company Secretary for Direct Milk.

Dairy Crest Direct split