NFU pushes for price rise
Members of the National Farmers Union in the UK this week
demonstrated outside Dairy Crest cheese manufacturing and
distribution sites to call for a 2p per litre rise in the price
Price fixing under the spotlight
Robert Wiseman Dairies is once again the subject of an Office of
Fair Trading investigation in Scotland, the third in recent times.
NFU demands milk price hike
The National Farmers' Union (NFU) has said that the whole milk
supply chain must demand price increases from its customers if
farmers are to receive an increase in farm gate prices.
Glanbia settles over price fixing
Irish dairy group Glanbia has reached a settlement with the Irish
competition authority over allegations concerning the fixing of the
retail price of milk.
Xanthan gum price hike
World leader in high-end hydrocolloid products CP Kelco has lifted
the price of xanthan gum in response to market conditions.
Dairy Crest to reduce commodity ingredients production
Dairy Crest, the UK's leading chilled dairy foods company, has
announced plans to significantly reduce its commodity dairy
ingredients business with the closure of part of its operations at
Xanthan gum price increase
RhodiaFood, part of French speciality chemicals company Rhodia,
recently announced that it would hike up the price of its Rhodigel
food grade xanthan gum by 10 per cent.
Migros cuts dairy product prices
Swiss co-operative retailer Migros has cut the price of its leading
milk brand Past to reflect recent cuts in the cost of milk
introduced by its suppliers and remain competitive.
Poor dairy prices point to falling profits
In Ireland weak dairy prices are pointing to falling profits for
the Irish Dairy Board this year, even though the company sales are
Australian drought impacts global dairy prices
The price of dairy products across the globe are expected to rise
moderately over the course of the next few months due to the
prolonged drought in Australia.
Spanish dairy sector severely hit by price slump
Speculation on milk prices is keeping them at an artificially low
level and could cause the collapse of the Spanish dairy sector,
warns the organisation which represents the interests of some of
Spain's smallest farms.
Supermarkets praised for milk price hike
Dairy farmers in UK received a boost this week with the decision of
several retail groups to increase milk prices. But the long term
problems will remain unless the middle men - milk processors - can
be persuaded to pay more for their...
Food manufacturers demand freeze in milk prices
In a bid to provide a wide range of dairy products at competitive
prices, food manufacturers in Canada are demanding a freeze on the
price for industrial milk.
Dairy commodity prices deteriorate
The outlook for international dairy commodity prices has
deteriorated since the September 11 terrorist attacks.