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Arla Foods amba confirms its June 2017 milk price

Arla Foods amba confirms its June 2017 milk price

Arla Foods amba is holding its milk price for both conventional and organic milk for June 2017, however Arla’s UK price will be adjusted downward, by 0.4 pence per litre, taking the manufacturing standard litre to 27.73 pence. Commenting on the UKAF Board’s decision, Johnnie Russell, Arla Foods amba board director, said “Last month Arla […]

New test to detect antibiotic resistance in dairy cows

New test to detect antibiotic resistance in dairy cows

A new Bayer initiative that involves the testing of bulk milk supply for antibiotic resistance will allow farmers to more effectively treat mastitis in New Zealand. Known as Dairy Antibiogram, the test will allow veterinarians to determine if antibiotic resistance to a mastitis treatment is present on a farm. If resistant bacteria are present, then […]

Arla opens the door on its future

Arla opens the door on its future

The trends, technologies and products that will shape the worldwide dairy category in the future will be created hand-in-hand with chefs, scientists, consumers and customers at Arla Foods’ new state-of-the-art global innovation center. Arla has put innovation at the centre of its growth plans for the next decade. The farmer-owned dairy company is aiming to […]

Arla Foods amba confirms its May 2017 milk price

Arla Foods amba confirms its May 2017 milk price

Although Arla Foods amba is decreasing its on-account price for conventional milk by one eurocent per kilogramme from 1 May 2017, the UKAF board has taken the decision to maintain the conventional price in the UK at 28.13 pence per litre*. Commenting on the UKAF Board’s decision, Jonathan Ovens, Arla Foods amba board director said: […]

Arla Foods amba confirms April milk price

Arla Foods amba confirms April milk price

Arla Foods is decreasing its milk price to owners by 0.42 pence per litre from 1 April. The Arla Foods on-account price has decreased by one eurocent per litre which equates to a reduction of 0.79 pence per manufacturing litre. However, a positive currency impact of 0.37ppl from 1 April, mitigates the full impact of […]

TB testing penalties immoral and increasing health and safety risks

TB testing penalties immoral and increasing health and safety risks

The Cross Compliance penalty regime for bovine TB tests have been branded ‘immoral’ by the Farmers’ Union of Wales, which says the penalties add significantly to the health and safety risks of testing cattle. From January 1, 2015, tiered cross compliance penalties for late TB testing have seen cattle keepers receive financial penalties in relation […]

Minister confirms Government looking at innovative options to improve farm animal welfare post Brexit

Minister confirms Government looking at innovative options to improve farm animal welfare post Brexit

A commons debate about farm animal welfare post-Brexit saw the Government confirm leaving the EU offers an opportunity to improve welfare standards in areas such as slaughter, farm support systems and labelling During the debate held on Tuesday (24 Jan), the Government made explicit and detailed comments about how they saw post-Brexit farming evolve. The […]

Arla Foods amba increases its February 2017 milk price

Arla Foods amba increases its February 2017 milk price

Arla Foods is raising its milk price to owners by a further one eurocent per kilogramme from 1 February 2017. When the increase in the on-account price is applied to the UK standard litre, it equates to an upward movement of 0.76 pence, taking the liquid* price to 27.07 pence per litre and the manufacturing* […]

Noble Foods and Cranswick Show global leadership on farm animal welfare

Noble Foods and Cranswick Show global leadership on farm animal welfare

British companies, Noble Foods and Cranswick lead the producer sector, not just in the UK but globally when it comes to managing and reporting their farm animal welfare policies and practices, according to the global Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report published today (23 January 2017). Noble Foods retained its position in the […]

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