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First Milk to make further cuts to farmgate prices

31 Oct 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

First Milk has announced a further cut to its farmgate milk prices.

Arla 'Support our Farmers' advert

Arla campaign urges shoppers to ‘Support Our Farmers’

22 Oct 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Arla has launched a major marketing push encouraging consumers to help struggling dairy farmers by buying its brands.

Iceland 89p milk

Iceland drops price of four pints of milk to 89p

13 Oct 2014 | By Kevin White

Iceland has slashed its retail price for four pints of milk to just 89p.

FFA

FFA claims it has the formula for dairy price stability

04 Oct 2014 | By Kevin White

Protest group Farmers for Action (FFA) has proposed an alternative milk pricing formula…

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02 Aug 2012 | By Julia Glotz

An exclusive YouGov poll for The Grocer shows 4.3 million shoppers would change their behaviour to support British dairy farmers. Here’s a full breakdown of the results by age, gender, social grade and geography.

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Dairy farmers face uncertainty as milk price protests continue Subscription

10 Oct 2014 | By Kevin White

To say things are fraught in UK dairy at the moment is an understatement…

European perspective

How the end of milk quotas will change EU dairy market Subscription

05 Sep 2014 | By Nick Hughes

The ending of the EU milk quota regime next year will have radical implications for the British dairy industry.

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Milk Jug and Cows

Raw milk caution please

20 Jul 2014

As the secretary of the Specialist Cheesemakers Association…

Keep your friends close... and farmers closer!

Keep your friends close... and farmers closer! Subscription

23 Jun 2013

Over the past few months, farm milk prices have been rising dramatically…

Dairy UK's new chairman Billy Keane lays out his challenges Subscription

19 May 2013

When I was asked whether I would consider becoming the chairman of Dairy UK, I did not answer ‘yes’ immediately…

A land of milk and no money Subscription

18 Aug 2012 | By Clive Black

Tempers have been flaring across pastoral Britain as farmers, far from a radical bunch in the main…

Dairy farmers win with clever, co-ordinated, constant campaign

28 Jul 2012 | By Julia Glotz

A confession: I didn’t think they had it in them. When dairy farmers first started talking about protests…

Poll

Which of the food trends identified by Waitrose's report seem most likely?

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The public must be reconnected with their food

04 Aug 2012

Sir: Now is the time to connect consumers with their food and milk (‘4.3 million promise to switch…

Think about the true cost of milk

21 Jul 2012 | Updated: 24 Jul 2012

I am a 27-year-old dairy farmer from Gloucestershire. I am the fourth generation to farm this land, and I find myself at a crossroads…

Cruelty to baby goats

30 Jun 2012 | Updated: 05 Jul 2012

We would like to comment on ‘Delamere defends farm accused of cruelty in Daily Mail exposé’.

Dairymen 2014

The Dairymen 2014 Subscription

10 Sep 2014

The UK dairy industry is at a crossroads. With EU milk quotas to be removed next year, the sector’s focus is zeroing in on how to make the most of the opportunities offered by the new regime

Mary Berry Butters and Spreads

Butters and Spreads Category Report 2014

23 Jun 2014 | By Paul Davies

Butter has had better years. But Brits have still spent 4.8% more on it in the past year…

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