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29 June 2015| Dairy,News,NFU

The dairy industry has been hit with another devastating blow, this time from the biggest co-operative in the UK, Arla. The company has today announced a cut to the price it pays its UK members by 1.18ppl* taking it to 23.81ppl. NFU dairy board chairman Rob Harrison said: “This is yet another body blow to dairy farmers whose businesses have been in utter turmoil for the past 12 months, with 450 quitting dairy farming since this time last year ...





29 June 2015 | Dairy,News,NFU
Arla price cuts highlight need for urgent solutions, NFU says

The dairy industry has been hit with another devastating blow, this time from the biggest co-operative in the UK, Arla. The company has today announce...


29 June 2015 | Dairy,News,Produce
Cheese can make a difference to your summer salad

Superb salad days are here thanks to British cheese - the focal point of a new campaign by the British Cheese Board (BCB). 80% of Brits choose Ched...


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Undertakings proposed by Müller UK accepted in principle by CMA

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today decided that there are reasonable grounds to accept undertakings proposed by Müller UK & Ireland...


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Mid-season worm pressures affect dairy herds

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25 June 2015 | Dairy,News,Shows and Events
Dairy champion Jim Nicholson recognised by Dairy UK award

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25 June 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
More misery for Scottish dairy farmers?

Intolerable pressure continues to be heaped on dairy farmers supplying the co-operative First Milk. From 1 July, First Milk will further reduce the...


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Future looks bright for UK dairy sector

The dairy industry must retain its confidence and take advantage of future opportunities to grow, said Dairy UK Chairman Billy Keane today. Addre...


24 June 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
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First Milk has announced another price cut to its supplier members from July 1st 2015. Milk pools will see their standard litre price reduced by 1p...


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Trewithen Dairy wins prestigious gold award as SME Brand of the Year

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22 June 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News
Gap in actual milk prices paid doubles

The gap between the 10% highest and 10% lowest paid milk producers has almost doubled in a year, as milk prices for all have fallen. Analysis of Ki...


19 June 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News,NFU
NFU Cymru reacts to First Milk financial results

First Milk’s accumulated pre-tax losses of around £22m, during the past financial year, highlights the unprecedented volatility that the dairy sector ...


19 June 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News
First Milk provide business update

First Milk has today confirmed that the losses accumulated for the last financial year (2014/15) 1 will be in the region of £22M. The announcement fol...


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Dairy UK announces biodiversity commitment for processors

British dairy processors have pledged to enhance biodiversity on processing sites, marking a significant step in their efforts to ensure the sustainab...


Farmers need 'further roll-out' of badger culls, says Raymond

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