Full milk bottles © Eye Ubiquitous/REX/Shutterstock© Eye Ubiquitous/REX/Shutterstock
The EU will spend €30m (£24m) on buying European milk for children in war-ravaged Syria.  The cash will come from the €500m (£396m) emergency fund the Commission unveiled in September 2015, aimed at helping crisis-hit food producers.  This scheme could take more than 100m litres of milk, if it was priced at the continental average price of €29.6/100kg (23-24p/litre). This won’t be enough to stop the milk flood currently depressing prices: UK farmers alone produce that much in three days. […]
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