Put risk first if choosing a milk buyer

Allen, John
November 2008
Farmers Weekly;11/7/2008, p24
Trade Publication
The article advises British dairy farmers to think carefully about the risk to their businesses if choosing a milk buyer. Consultant John Allen of Kite Consulting said risk profiles could change quickly according to several factors, including milk volume and world markets. He also differentiated highest-risk buyers from low-risk buyers. It is mentioned that changing milk buyer might expose a farm to a new risk at a time of a volatile dairy commodity prices.


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