Dairy firms reduce farm prices on glut - Daily Nation
In Summary
  • Dairy farmers are now expected to earn as low as Sh26 per litre of milk from an average of Sh38 earned before the review.
  • The farmers have protested the cut arguing that low prices in the wake of high cost of feeds will keep them out of business.
  • The Kenya Dairy Board (KDB), the sector regulator, says milk production has steeply increased since November last year, prompting processors to review the price downwards.
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In Summary
  • Dairy farmers are now expected to earn as low as Sh26 per litre of milk from an average of Sh38 earned before the review.
  • The farmers have protested the cut arguing that low prices in the wake of high cost of feeds will keep them out of business.
  • The Kenya Dairy Board (KDB), the sector regulator, says milk production has steeply increased since November last year, prompting processors to review the price downwards.
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In Summary
  • Dairy farmers are now expected to earn as low as Sh26 per litre of milk from an average of Sh38 earned before the review.
  • The farmers have protested the cut arguing that low prices in the wake of high cost of feeds will keep them out of business.
  • The Kenya Dairy Board (KDB), the sector regulator, says milk production has steeply increased since November last year, prompting processors to review the price downwards.