Wednesday 01 August 2012
Dairy farm problems
Twelve dairy unions from Castile, Leon and Catalonia, have joined forces to create a first of a kind organisation representing over 500 cattle and 240 million litres of milk.
Called Lacteoscoop, the group is encouraging other co-operatives to join with them.
It hopes to raise awareness of the plight of the dairy industry, with low prices and increasing costs of raw materials.
The groups aim is to work with the industry and defend the interests of Spanish milk producers.
Cooperatives attached are Plana de Vic, Barcelona, ??Dairy LAR, and Vega Valdevega Esla of Leon, Animal Tierra de Campos of Valladolid, Segovia Mesenor; Pecogasa and Earth Charra de Salamanca, Zamora Cobadu, Cheese and Lacto Union Cerrato Palencia; and Costanilla Arevalense Way Morañega and Avila.
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