Business & trade


Good judgement

I spent a decent portion of my week last week eating and tasting cheese. First stop was the Speciality & Fine Food Fair at Olympia, where I ate blue goat cheese and cheddar with rum-soaked figs inclusions.


UK dairy continues trade deficit

The UK runs at a trade deficit for many key dairy products, meaning it imports more than it exports, according to a report from the UK’s Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board. This trend has continued in 2018.

Swiss unrest over milk prices

The Swiss Farmers Association (SBV) is angry with the Swiss Branch Organization Milk (BOM), as the BOM board has decided to leave the A-target price for dairy milk at CHF0.68 (€0.60) per kg.