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.
When the “We should not export our problems” campaign was launched last year, the issue of fat-filled milk powder being exported to Africa at dumping prices did not figure in any way in data collection and was, therefore, given no consideration by EU policy-makers, according Silvia Däberitz of the European Milk Board (EMB).
Milk and dairy product prices are on the rise, but the ability to pass on these increases through the supply chain to consumers is a challenge, according to the latest RaboResearch Dairy Quarterly report.
Wisconsin US-based cheese maker BelGioioso has been named Exporter of the Year by the US dairy industry.
UK dairy processors have ‘hit out’ in response to changes to the no deal tariff regime announced by the UK government, which could cost the industry £1.3bn (€1.48bn) in lost export potential.
Distance is no longer a difficulty for Arla Foods, which has pioneered a new supercooling technology, enabling fresh dairy products to travel long distances on ships, opening up international export opportunities.