Dairy Crest has expressed confidence in delivering higher milk prices for its farmers in coming months – the latest move by British dairy processors to regain dairy farmer trust following this year’s milk price protests.
The rush to build new capacity in the US yogurt sector - largely driven by the Greek yogurt boom - could put pressure on prices in the short term, although things should even out over time, predicts Yoplait-maker General Mills.
Ice cream prices have risen by more than a quarter over the past five years and sales volumes have declined, but most Europeans still consider ice cream an affordable treat, according to new research from Mintel.
As a result of increased and unexpected US demand for cheese and butter in recent weeks, milk prices in the country have jumped by more than a dollar per hundredweight. US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice blogger, John Geuss gave DairyReporter.com...
Arla Foods UK has increased the standard price it pays to dairy farmers for milk and adopted a new, more transparent milk pricing and sourcing model in an effort to “build confidence in the British dairy industry.”
Recent months have seen images of protesting farmers, tractors blockading dairy plants and retailer boycotts – all as a result of UK processor plans to reduce the price they pay to dairy farmers for their raw milk.