WASHINGTON — A supply glut, sluggish domestic demand and a sharp contraction in dairy exports have continued to pressure milk prices downward. As SN reported in January, farm-gate milk prices in California — where the price paid to farmers is regulated by the state's department of agriculture and linked to futures trades on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange — were set at their lowest rate in 30 years during February. The price collapse has spread and worsened since then, with dairy farmers ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.