Commodities edge downwards across Europe

Thomas, Huw
November 2008
Farmers Weekly;11/7/2008, p22
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decline in dairy commodity prices across Europe in 2008. It is stated that dairy commodity prices worldwide have been falling rapidly since the start of summer. It says the downward trend was attributable to a weakening global economy that has reduced demand, increased milk production and higher stock levels. Also mentioned are possible measures to mitigate the decrease in farmgate price, including the continued commitment of retailers to dedicated supply groups.


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