Milk Prices

Working 14 Hours a Day to Lose Money - The Personal Cost of the Milk Price Crisis

Alice Knox | Posted 09.08.2015 | UK
Alice Knox

It is hard to express how depressing it is to get out of bed at 5.30am to work a 14 hour day to lose more money. It's difficult to carry on. We are dairy farmers on the north side of Dartmoor National Park with a small herd of 100 milking cows. We are struggling to survive. For every litre of milk we sell we now lose seven pence.

Time for Fair Trade Milk

Paul Brannen | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK Politics
Paul Brannen

Sitting in a Northumberland farmhouse kitchen talking over a cup of tea, it quickly became clear to me that all is not well in the UK dairy industry...

Farmers Stage Blockade Over Price Of Milk

Press Association | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK

Hundreds of farmers blockaded processing plants into the early hours of the morning in a protest against the price they are paid for milk. Supporte...

Chefs Call For Boycott Over 'Skimmed' Milk Prices

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK

Celebrity chefs Jamie Oliver and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall have urged the public to boycott some supermarkets over cuts to the price of milk. In ...