17 October 2013 Dairy Market Update

Published 17 October 13

In this edition:

  • Recovery from poor spring sees UK milk deliveries move ahead of last year
  • Cheese production rebounds as UK August record broken
  • Commission outlook: EU milk production to grow in 2014
  • Could EU tariff suspension affect farmgate milk prices?
  • Tesco alters TSDG contract
  • bTB cattle slaughterings down but not significantly
  • First Milk reports £7.8m loss in 2012/13
  • UK dairy exports to receive government boost
  • Irish cheese production - one to watch?