Milk processors pushing for higher prices following demos

April 2004
Dairy Industries International;Apr2004, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p11
Trade Publication
Reports that German milk processors supplying the major supermarkets are holding talks with retailers. Intention of agreeing higher prices; Result of farmers' demonstrations; Retail companies whose headquarters were blocked.


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