Brexit

The UK imports more mozzarella than it exports. Pic: ©Getty Images/kiboka

No-deal Brexit could shred UK mozzarella business

By Jim Cornall

According to AHDB Dairy, under a no-deal scenario, the UK would face the EU common external tariff on any exports sent to the EU, meaning tariffs of €185.20/100kg ($208.50) on mozzarella.

While the EDA didn't mention the possibility of the UK remaining part of the EU, its letter did consider an extension to Brexit beyond the March 29 deadline. Pic: ©Getty Images/Issaurinko

EDA concerned over Brexit dairy ‘crisis’

By Jim Cornall

With a potential no-deal Brexit possible in 10 days, the European Dairy Association (EDA) has expressed concern over the potential impact on the European dairy industry.

Irish dairy products showed the best export volume growth in 2018.

Irish dairy exports to the UK grow despite Brexit concerns

By Jim Cornall

Despite a year of global volatility, involving political uncertainty with Brexit, extreme weather events and continuing currency fluctuations, the value of Irish food, drink and horticulture exports to the UK market reached €4.5bn ($5.1bn), an increase...

The dairy industry is waiting on the details of the potential Berxit deal. Pic: ©GettyImages/pavlinec/Irina_Qiwi

Dairy responds to draft Brexit deal

By Jim Cornall

Last week, British Prime Minster Theresa May announced a draft Brexit document that has been met with mixed reaction.

The ‘Beyond Brexit: Farming for our Future’ conference in London urged the UK and EU to avoid a no-deal Brexit.

Arla Foods warns of no-deal Brexit issues

By Jim Cornall

Arla Foods has joined farmer organizations from the UK, Denmark, The Netherlands, Republic of Ireland, France and Germany to call for the UK government and the European Union to pull out all the stops to avoid a no-deal Brexit.

The NFU and Arla Foods UK have so far responded to the government proposals for agriculture after Brexit.

UK sets out agriculture bill for ‘Green Brexit’

By Jim Cornall

Legislation to deliver what the UK government says is a cleaner and healthier environment for future generations after nearly half a century under EU rules is being introduced into Parliament today (September 12).

Phil Hogan will be one of the speakers at the INTL FCStone Financial's EU Dairy Outlook and Educational Forum in Dublin, Ireland, September 6 and 7, 2018.

Hogan to be keynote speaker at EU Dairy Outlook Forum

By Jim Cornall

INTL FCStone Inc. has announced Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, will be the keynote speaker at INTL FCStone Financial's EU Dairy Outlook and Educational Forum at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland on September...

Arla Foods UK is warning specialty cheese could be ‘very scarce’ and other dairy products an ‘occasional luxury’ if a London School of Economics report on Brexit scenarios comes to fruition. Pic: Getty Images/Azure-Dragon

Arla foresees post-Brexit dairy problems for UK consumers

By Jim Cornall

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods says Brexit could leave UK consumers with less choice and higher prices, turning everyday staples, like butter, yogurts, cheese and infant formula, into occasional luxuries, and making speciality cheeses ‘very scarce.’

Dairy UK and the European Dairy Association have emphasized the importance of dairy in Breixt negotiations. Pic: ©Getty Images/pavlinec/Irina_Qiwi

Brexit could hurt dairy in UK and Europe, EDA and Dairy UK say

By Jim Cornall

With less than a year to go until Brexit, Dairy UK and the European Dairy Association (EDA) have jointly developed a ‘Future UK-EU Dairy Framework’ setting out the outcomes the dairy sector hopes to be achieved in the current negotiations between the...