Ammerland dairy in Germany has had successful development in recent years. Last year, sales increased by around €82 million or 8.9%, to €998.6 million.
Bath Soft Cheese Co managing director Hugh Padfield has urged people to continue supporting artisan cheese makers, as they remain without orders from restaurants and gastro-pubs for the foreseeable future.
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) has requested immediate financial support from government for non-bovine milk producers who have seen their businesses devastated because of Covid-19.
Dairy-producing countries in the Americas are calling on the EU to avoid the intervention practices with SMP and butter that have harmed them and the broader global dairy market in the past, the US Dairy Export Council says.
A voluntary reduction in quantity by milk producers against payment of compensation can only be considered, if other measures available under European market law prove to be inadequate, says the German Raiffeisen Federation.
Shepherds Purse, a North Yorkshire, UK-based cheese maker, has fast tracked the launch of its new format feta-style cheese in a bid to help support struggling sheep milk farmers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program was announced in the US last week. It is an important first step that begins to bring much-needed relief to the US dairy industry, according to Michael Dykes, president and CEO of the US International Dairy Foods Association.