Medina to close Watsons Dairy – Hampshire reducing liquid processing capacity by 200 million litres

Posted on: 04/08/20

It has been rumoured for several months and today Medina have confirmed it is to close its Watsons fresh liquid processing capacity with the potential loss of 144 jobs.

The capacity of the site is around 200 million litres but at present is running at less than 50%.

The milk will be will be diverted to Buckleys (Huddersfield), Severnside (Gloucestershire) and Freshways in Acton, London who in the press release are described as Medina’s processing partner. Farmer suppliers and Medina customers will not be affected.

Note the above story was posted on our website & Facebook on Monday 20th July