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Arla to pay farmers MORE for milk!

by Rod Kebble The BBC has reported that the milk processor Arla Foods UK has announced that it will pay the dairy farmers supplying its milk an extra 2.5 pence per litre, with effect from 1st October 2012, bringing the price to 29.5p per litre. This good news has a particular significance for Mike and […]

Planned milk price cuts reversed

by Rod Kebble Price cuts planned to take effect from 1st August have not taken place. Demonstrations and blockades by dairy farmers last month, along with messages of support from MPs and celebrity chefs Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Jamie Oliver appear to have played a part in the decision by milk processors not to proceed with […]

Farmers protest against further price cuts

by Rod Kebble UK dairy farmers have been outraged by the news that some of the milk processing companies have announced further cuts in the amount they pay farmers for milk, to take effect from 1st August. The cuts, which have been reported to vary between 1.65p and 4p per litre, are allegedly being imposed […]

Price of a pinta debate continues

by Rod Kebble There have been further developments in the debate about the prices paid to dairy farmers for their milk: in his column for The Daily Telegraph on Saturday 16th June, CRT co-founder and chairman Robin Page took supermarkets to task for causing the reduction in prices paid to farmers. Robin announced that the […]

Milk price: partial good news, maybe.

by Rod Kebble Following the recent announcement, reported on this site, that the price of milk paid to UK dairy farmers would be cut by between 1½p and 2p per litre from 1st June, there now comes some partial good news. Partial, because it applies only to the 1,600 farmers (including Pierrepont Farm’s Bev & […]