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Dairy farmers demonstrate in Brussels: Milk overflow causing prices to plummet!

Overproduction on the European milk markets is leading to a dramatic fall in milk prices, and is likely to directly precipitate the next milk crisis. Hundreds of dairy farmers attached to the European Milk Board have come to Brussels today to demonstrate in front of the European Parliament building.




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Belgium criticises French project in the dairy sector

It is very understandable that some EU Member States search for their own ways of overcoming a deadlock if the EU lacks to put into place stabilising policy measures. For instance, last year, France introduced an obligation for processors to label milk and dairy products so that consumers would know in which country the...


Dairy farmers’ appeal to the EU Council, Parliament and Commission:

Adopt the Parliament's proposal regarding the “Omnibus” Regulation!


Current milk production costs for Germany: 42 cents/kilo of milk

Price not covering costs: should high-quality work really be remunerated with deficits?


Sale of milk powder from intervention prevents milk price recovery

The European Milk Board calls on Agriculture Commissioner Hogan to stop selling storage stocks at junk prices


Newsletter July online!

Almost a year ago, EU policymakers decided to award a financial incentive to dairy farmers who voluntarily reduced their production in the fourth quarter of 2016 up to January 2017. This decision contributed significantly to a change in trends on the flooded dairy market. Read more