Milk Marque admits selling system is failing


24 July 1998


Milk Marque admits selling system is failing

MILK MARQUE admitted last night that its selling system was not working.

This follows the dairy farmers co-operatives failure last week to attract bids from the six large dairy companies for its next batch of contracts starting 1 October.

The processors said the prices were too high, but Milk Marque said they were set at levels that would enable farmers to make a profit.

The Government yesterday rejected a request from Jim Paice, opposition agriculture spokesman, for a debate on the subject.

  • Financial Times 24/07/98 page 24

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