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Dairy producers need greater certainty about their future, says EFRACom

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THE dairy industry is facing ‘unusual uncertainty’, even in a global marketplace where prices rise and fall, and this makes forward planning ‘difficult to the point of impossible for operators in an industry containing many small businesses’.

This is among the conclusions reached by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRACom) in a report of a short inquiry it undertook into the difficulties currently facing the dairy industry in the UK. In the report, which was published on January 20, the committee says that it believes dairy producers need greater certainty …

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