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Booker and Farmfoods

Cheap milk offers by Booker and Farmfoods slammed by farmers Subscription

12 May 2016 | By Kevin White

NFU calls for greater transparency on how smaller retailers and wholesalers calculate prices


Morrisons accused of kicking farmers in teeth with new milk offer Subscription

04 May 2016 | By Kevin White

Retailer has launched a 2 for £2 deal on six-pinters, bring cost per pint down to 17p

Dairy Farming

Brexit could lead to a fall in farmgate prices, warns NFU research Subscription

06 Apr 2016 | By Kevin White

Modelling of possible scenarios warns of “significant impact” for agri-food sector

Arla dairy Aylesbury

UK dairy set to be boosted by generic marketing

01 Mar 2016 | By Kevin White

The AHDB board will discuss funding options for a promotional push alongside industry representatives on 16 March

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Download the full results of our milk protests survey Subscription

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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Will 'grass-fed' grow into more than a lush niche? Subscription

19 Feb 2016 | By Carina Perkins

More products now carry the claim but shopper appeal is unclear

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Are French-style farmer protests about to hit the UK? Subscription

31 Jul 2015 | By Kevin White

Pigs running around supermarkets may be off the agenda, but an air of resignation could yet turn into something more militant

Rich Clothier

Clothier: Brexit has exposed lack of leadership Subscription

11 Mar 2016 | By Rich Clothier

Food and drink desperately needs a manifesto to protect its interests and minimise risk says Wyke Farms MD Richard Clothier

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…


What's stopping more food being redistributed?

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The public must be reconnected with their food Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

30 Jun 2012 Updated: 05 Jul 2012

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

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The Dairymen 2015

11 Sep 2015

It’s been a turbulent year for the UK dairy industry. Our Dairymen special looks at the new power players in dairy supplier boardrooms, and charts the opportunities and challenges for the sector in the year ahead.

Dairymen 2014

The Dairymen 2014

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

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