European Milk Board

Survey: Over 70% of consumers willing to pay more for dairy products

Survey: Over 70% of consumers willing to pay more for dairy products

Over 70% of consumers are willing pay more for dairy products but only if the price increase is used to...

May 12, 2022

Milk production cost rises ‘threaten survival of Europe’s dairy farmers’

Milk production cost rises ‘threaten survival of Europe’s dairy farmers’

The increasing input costs for milk production are “threatening the survival of dairy farmers and thus milk production in Europe”,...

May 4, 2022

Organic milk producers face 24% cost shortfall – report

Organic milk producers face 24% cost shortfall – report

Organic milk producers in Germany currently face a 24% shortfall in relation to costs, according to a new report. The...

December 1, 2021

Dairy farmers across Europe to demonstrate for higher prices

Dairy farmers across Europe to demonstrate for higher prices

Dairy farmers from across Europe will take part in a number of demonstrations and actions throughout the month of June...

June 1, 2021

No future for European milk production without young farmers

No future for European milk production without young farmers

The European Milk Board (EMB) recently held its biannual general assembly, with producers from 13 European milk-producing countries present. The...

April 30, 2021

European Milk Board highlights worrying future

European Milk Board highlights worrying future

According to a study commissioned by the European Milk Board (EMB) and the MEG Milch Board (the German Milk Board),...

April 19, 2017

Pics: Farmers coat EU Council buildings with milk powder in protest

Pics: Farmers coat EU Council buildings with milk powder in protest

Dairy farmers who are members of the European Milk Board (EMB) are protesting today in Brussels to demand a permanent...

January 23, 2017

Friesland Campina to pay its farmers a bonus for limiting milk supply

Friesland Campina to pay its farmers a bonus for limiting milk supply

Dutch dairy Friesland Campina is to pay its farmers a bonus for limiting milk supply. Farmers are to be paid...

January 6, 2016

European Milk Board calls for removal of Commissioner Hogan

European Milk Board calls for removal of Commissioner Hogan

The impact of poor milk price across the EU is having a negative impact on dairy farmers and this situation...

November 25, 2015

‘Payment of EU dairy aid package could be delayed until March 2016’

‘Payment of EU dairy aid package could be delayed until March 2016’

The payment of the EU dairy aid package could be delayed until the end of March 2016 , according to...

November 9, 2015

European protests show ‘desperate’ situation of dairy farmers -EMB

European protests show ‘desperate’ situation of dairy farmers -EMB

Protests by dairy farmers in Europe are highlighting the challenges facing milk producers reports the European Milk Board (EMB). Only...

July 31, 2015

‘German milk prices cover less than 70% of costs’

‘German milk prices cover less than 70% of costs’

The average production costs in January 2015 in Germany were 45.64c/kg milk, according to the European Milk Board (EMB), which...

June 2, 2015

Milk prices only covering 85% of German farmers costs

Milk prices only covering 85% of German farmers costs

A new study on German dairy farmers production costs shows that in October 2014 production costs in Germany amounted to...

March 2, 2015

European Milk Board warns of market ‘catastrophe’

European Milk Board warns of market ‘catastrophe’

There will be a catastrophe in the EU milk market unless new crisis instruments are applied, the European Milk Board...

December 11, 2014