Dairy

The NFU announced last week that it would write to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), calling for an urgent investigation to safeguard the long-term prosperity of the industry.

NFU forced to delay Defra milk review proposals

By Dan Colombini

The National Farmers Union (NFU) has delayed its call for a review into profitability in the liquid milk sector, following the announcement of the general election.

Under a no-deal or unless smooth export terms are included in a deal, customs and tariff arrangements would lead to the scrappage of vast quantities of NI dairy products

No-deal impact on NI dairy sparks environmental woes

By Dan Colombini

Significant environmental concerns linked to the impact of a ‘no-deal’ on the Northern Ireland (NI) dairy sector have been raised after the EU agreed an extension to Brexit negotiations.

Closure of the dairy has led to the loss of over 300 jobs

Falling cream prices behind Tomlinson’s Dairies closure

By Dan Colombini

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has confirmed that the “significant operating losses” caused by decreased cream prices caused the closure of Tomlinson’s Dairies, as hundreds of workers seek legal action against the business.

GRH Food Company has been bought out of administration by Futura Food UK

GRH Food Company bought out of administration

By James Ridler

Welsh dairy processor GRH Food Company has been bought out of administration for an undisclosed sum, securing the future of dairy production in Snowdonia.

The shock decision has left many dairy producers in Wales scrambling to find another processor for their milk

Union seeks answers from closed dairy

By Dan Colombini

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) is seeking urgent clarification on the reasons behind the decision by Tomlinson‘s Dairies to close its doors and cease trading.

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