Germany's two largest dairies have terminated an agreement to
merge. Nordmilch, Germany's leading dairy co-operative, and Humana
Milchunion were set to merge in January 2005, but since have cited
"timing" and "restructuring...
The Milk Development Council (MDC), the government-appointed
marketing body for the milk industry, claims that confidence among
British dairy farmers is on the increase, following months of
unrest and speculation over the stability...
A new scientific test has been developed which aims to give dairy
producers foresight into the productivity potential of their herds.
The application claims to have no negative effects on fertility
rates and will eliminate the lengthy...
Robert Wiseman Dairies, the Scottish milk processor, is considering
selling 15 per cent of its shares to First Milk, the giant producer
co-operative which supplies it with most of its milk, a move which
could ease the often strained...
Arla Foods UK, the company formed by the merger of Express Dairies
and Sweden's Arla Foods, will cut nearly 300 jobs at its Bamber
Bridge depot near Preston. The company claims that the closure is a
move towards rationalising...
UK milk suppliers are awaiting confirmation from the Rural Payments
Agency to see if they have exceeded the set quota for milk
production. Earlier in the year, industry bodies calculated that
production levels were exceeding the year...
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.