Milking cluster© Tim Scrivener
Analysis by AHDB Dairy has revealed which milk contracts which are most exposed to market volatility. It found non-aligned, manufacturing, and cheese contracts were much more exposed to commodity fluctuations than aligned ones. Producers on manufacturing contracts saw prices drop by between 35-50% during the dairy downturn, while prices paid on aligned contracts fell by 9-20% over the same period. However, this has meant farmers on aligned contracts are now having to wait much longer for commodity price rises to […]