First Milk is the UK’s only British Dairy Farmers cooperative and major food and ingredients production business. The company is focused on growing and diversifying its business to drive returns back to its farmer members. Its members are based across the UK with a high concentration of members particularly in Scotland, NW England and Wales. Its customer base spans the retail, foodservice, b2b and sports nutrition markets both in the UK and internationally. The company made profits of £13.3million for the 2011/12 financial year and the turnover was £579million – an increase of 1% on the 2010/11 financial year.