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Dairy UK has written to the Defra Secretary urging him to work alongside Treasury to develop a financial support package to help the industry navigate the adverse effects the coronavirus has had on the sector.
Stating ‘unprecedented commercial and financial pressures’ as a direct consequence of Covid-19 on the business, the milk processor outlined its plans to drop the milk price by 2ppl from May 1 and delay payments from April 13.
The dairy processor has blamed the spreading virus and subsequent school closure for the decline in sales and has outlined its plans to pay just 25 per cent of the milk price to farmers for March and April.