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Welcome to the new Eucolait website!


Eucolait, the European Association of Dairy Trade, represents the interests of  European exporters, importers and wholesalers of dairy products. Founded in 1959, Eucolait today has over 500 member companies in 16 EU Member States and a number of associate members outside the EU.
 
Eucolait promotes the interests of the dairy trade towards the European Institutions. We also act as a a platform for discussion and meetings for European and international dairy trade companies and provide an unparalleled information service to our members.

We work mainly on agricultural, food and trade policy issues and any other matters relevant for the business of our members. We also provide comprehensive information on the latest dairy market developments.
 
This public website offers some general information about our organisation, our activities and positions as well as on trade in dairy products.

 
SECRETARIAT'S CORNER

Incentive to reduce milk production - why now and why at all? 
 
At the July Farm Council the Commission presented its new € 500 million support package for agriculture, including a € 150 M EU-scheme to incentivise milk production cuts. But why encourage a reduction of milk flows now or actually in the last quarter of 2016? True, as all the recent meetings of the Milk Market Observatory have confirmed, a supply side adjustment remains necessary but at the same time that adjustment has already been visible in production figures for some time, proving that supply is reacting to the lower milk prices.

Should we not be more worried about the integrity of the internal market and the functioning of the EU as a whole as increasingly nationalist and protectionist tendencies have taken root in numerous Member States?

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