Reduction in butter prices will spread the pain for Dairy Farmers

Following widespread falls in the price of milk across the main supermarkets during the weekend, consumers in a number of supermarket chains will also benefit from a drop in the price of butter.


From today, a number of supermarkets will cut the price of its own brand butter while other butter products will also reduce in price accordingly.


The move has been welcomed by customers, however, dairy farmers have expressed their concerns.


Speaking to Ocean FM News, IFA Liquid Milk Chairperson Keith O’Boyle says with rising input costs, its imperative Irish farmers receive the correct support to keep dairy products on the shelves: