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
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.
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...