UK dairy farmers remain committed to stepping up production levels
amidst ongoing EU agricultural reforms, though further falls in
their profitability could yet lead to significant output decline,
according to recently published findings.
The global dairy industry could be set to follow its UK
counterparts by adopting similar environmental commitments to those
set out as part of the country's milk roadmap unveiled announced
last week, an leading expert says.
UK dairy processors will be required to ensure that they do not
send any factory produced waste to landfill sites by 2020 as part
of a raft of new proposals to improve the industry's environmental
A 'soft landing solution' for the abolition of milk production
quotas within the EU is expected to ensure a smoother transition
for the industry than abruptly scrapping the system, according to a
Sainsbury's launch of an own-brand one per cent fat milk highlights
the product's move into the mainstream dairy market, just a year
after the implementation of new EU rules regarding the fat content
This week, the EU agrees to implement a two per cent quota hike,
Canada-based Agropur expands its operations in the country, and
Unimilk reportedly sets a possible date for its initial public
The continued price hikes faced by European dairy processors for
milk will offer an important opportunity for encouraging further
investment and ensuring product sustainability in the industry, a
UK dairy association has claimed.
A leading France-based cheese manufacturer claims that authorities responsible for protecting traditional manufacturing techniques of camembert will eventually be forced to stop using raw milk in the product because of potential health concerns.