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These are all the posts that have been tagged with milk.

EU agricultural committee votes on CAP

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) measures are of great importance to the functioning of the dairy chain and for the whole dairy industry present in all EU member states.

Food for thought in Ireland

As the UK swiftly winds out towards Brexit (who knew 2018 could go so fast?), the question of the Irish border continues to nag at the British government and similarly, the Republic of Ireland’s government.

Riding the nostalgia wave

As part of our May Day worker celebrations (or bank holiday long weekend, as it is commonly known here in the UK), we took ourselves off to the last remaining outpost of what used to be a fairly widespread phenomenon, Fitzpatrick’s Temperance Bar in Rawtenstall.

Harmonised standards vital to dairy’s global success

Delegates at the International Dairy Federation (IDF)/Organisation for International Standardisation (ISO) Analytical Week in Dublin, Ireland, were told last week that the global dairy sector must continue its efforts to harmonise methods of analysis and sampling for milk products if trade in dairy products is to continue to thrive.

Fresh cheese sales up in Switzerland

Around 96,891 tonnes (+1.3 %) more cheese was sold in the Swiss retail trade last year than in 2016, according to the BLW Market Analysis Department in its latest Milk Market Report.

Austrian hay milk market hotting up

According to a Dentsu study in which 1,822 Austrians between the ages of 15 and 64 were interviewed, Austrian hay milk is well known and in demand.

EEX goes liquid in August

The European Energy Exchange (EEX), a commodity futures exchange, is expanding its trade in dairy products with a liquid milk future contract starting 15 August.

A matter of perspective

The news that the European Union and Mexico have reached a free trade agreement is of some concern in some quarters, particularly north of the Mexico-US border, but not here in Europe.