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Dairy coalition vows to keep up pressure on retailers and processors

Dairy coalition vows to keep up pressure on retailers and processors

The coalition, NFU, NFUS, NFU Cymru, the RABDF, WFU, TFA and FFA congratulated the farmers and the general public for their overwhelming support for the SOS Dairy campaign. But the group has warned that other processors and retailers would be put into the spotlight to commit to paying a fair price to farmers; one that […]

Pressure mounts on Wiseman / Muller after dairies pledge to scrap price cuts

Pressure mounts on Wiseman / Muller after dairies pledge to scrap price cuts

Farmer co-op, First Milk, has today announced it has withdrawn plans to cut its milk price to liquid and balancing producers in August. This move has been quickly followed by Dairy Crest announcing a two month stay of execution on its planned 1.65ppl price cut. Arla is expected to make an announcement tomorrow, Friday. Today’s […]

Arla Foods to maintain milk price

Arla Foods to maintain milk price

Earlier this month the company announced that it would need to reduce the price it pays to supplying dairy farmers for their milk, from next month, due to a fall in market returns. However, following discussions with customers and the elected representatives of Arla Foods Milk Partnership, it has increased its Cravendale premium and secured […]

NBA supports dairy farmer protests – and asks for a fair price for all farm produce

Amongst all the successful and highly justified support of the dairy crisis, from the national media to celebrity chefs, the NBA also asks that attention to given to other sectors, as it is not just dairy farmers that are being pushed by rising input costs. Hamish McBean, NBA Chairman, says: “It has been tremendous to […]

Asda moves on milk price but the pressure continues on processors

With backing from the WI in recent days, the dairy coalition, NFU, NFUS, NFU Cymru, TFA and the FFA, has protested against milk price cuts made this spring and further cuts expected on August 1. It has called for dairy farmers to receive a price for their milk, one that covers the cost of production. […]

The CRT says “save our dairy farms” – our cows, our farmers and our wildlife

CRT Chairman, Robin Page says: “The situation is scandalous and has been for years. The supermarkets and wholesalers are too powerful. They were before the so-called agreement, and they are after the agreement. The Government should dictate the price of milk as it did once through the Milk Marketing Board, even if this does offend […]

NFU condemns catastrophic milk price cuts and calls for action

“This price slash comes at the expense of the average dairy farmer who is now making a significant loss for every litre they produce”, said NFU dairy board chairman Mansel Raymond. “I echo the call made by one major producer group, Dairy Crest Direct, that this now amounts to a combined profit warning for the […]

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