Unigate will sell bags of milk

14 August 2001

Unigate will sell bags of milk

By FWi staff

BRITAINS biggest dairy company, Unigate Dairy Crest, plans to sell milk by the bag-full in the move which could mean the end of the traditional pinta.

The company is to deliver bags of milk in two-pint pouches to doorsteps and sell them in supermarkets in trials in the south-west of England.

The pouch is placed into a reusable plastic jug and a corner is snipped off.

Unigate Dairy Crest says the pouches are more hygienic than cardboard cartons and more versatile than glass bottles.


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