Dairy Crest Group plc processes and markets branded dairy products and fresh milk. The Company is engaged in the branded cheese and whey and spreads and butter businesses. It offers its products in three product groups: cheese and whey; spreads and butters, and dairies. It has a cheese brand in the United Kingdom, Cathedral City, and operates a cheese supply chain. It also has a smaller cheese packing facility at Frome, Somerset. Its spreads and butters operation makes packet butter and dairy spreads from cream separated from the milk processed by its dairies operations and vegetable oil. It focuses on two key brands: Clover and Country Life. It manufactures and sells Frylight one calorie cooking spray. It processes and delivers fresh conventional, organic and flavored milk to retailers, middle ground customers, including smaller retailers, coffee shops, hospitals and residential customers. In addition, it manufactures and sells FRijj, a flavored milk brand, cream and milk powders.
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Esher, GB
Size (employees)
1,123 (est)
Dairy Crest Group was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Esher, GB
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Key People/Management at Dairy Crest Group

Stephen Alexander

Stephen Alexander

Mark Allen

Mark Allen

Adam Braithwaite

Adam Braithwaite

Group Commercial Director
Andrew Carr-Locke

Andrew Carr-Locke

Non-Executive Director
Sue Farr

Sue Farr

Non-Executive Director
John Gibney

John Gibney

Non-Executive Director
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Dairy Crest Group Office Locations

Dairy Crest Group has offices in Nuneaton, Frome, Erith, Cornwall and in 4 other locations
Esher, GB (HQ)
Claygate House Littleworth Rd
Cornwall, GB
Dairy Crest Limited Camelford
Erith, GB
Units 3 - 5 Church Trading Estate Slade Green Road
Frome, GB
Manor Road
Liverpool, GB
Moorgate Rd Kirkby
Nuneaton, GB
Bermuda Park Industrial Estate
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Dairy Crest Group Financials and Metrics

Dairy Crest Group Financials

Dairy Crest Group's revenue was reported to be £422.30 m in FY, 2016 which is a 5.8% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

422.3 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

38.5 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

850.1 m

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Mar-2016)

100.3 m
Dairy Crest Group's current market capitalization is £850.1 m.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.4 b448.2 m422.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

54.2 m36.8 m45.4 m

Net Income

48.8 m29.4 m38.5 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


67.3 m50.6 m100.3 m

Accounts Receivable

104.8 m74.8 m30.4 m

Current Assets

405.7 m345.6 m311.6 m


298.1 m343.7 m256 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

(25.7 m)24.8 m18.5 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(156.8 m)13 m49.6 m

Income Taxes Paid

(5.4 m)(7.4 m)(6.9 m)
GBPY, 2016


100.3 k

Financial Leverage

5 x
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