Press conference by Dacian Cioloş, Member of the EC, on the proposal on "contractual relations in the milk sector"
Dacian Cioloş, Member of the EC in charge of Agriculture and Rural Development, gave a press conference on the proposal adopted by the EC, on the "contractual relations in the milk sector". The proposal aims to boost the position of the dairy producer in the dairy supply chain and prepare the sector for a more market oriented and sustainable future. It provides for written contracts between milk producers and processors, the possibility to negotiate contract terms collectively via producer organisations in a way as to balance the bargaining power of milk producers relative to major processors, specific EU rules for inter-branch organisations and measures for enhancing transparency in the market.
Dacian Cioloş at the podium Reference:P-018065 Date:09/12/2010