He Rancher Roberto Lopez denounced this in “The Critical View”. difficult situation in which agricultural workers find themselves. “The price of milk has fallen by 12 cents per liter, and we will be making losses again from November,” he warned.
All this while “The industry continues to make a lot of money sales continue to increase strongly.” But that doesn’t mean that milk prices in supermarkets will fall: “Some brands have even increased, as have cheese prices.” “Someone is profiting here at the expense of the ranchers and all consumers,” he said .
Today, Farmers receive 47 cents per liter of milk, according to Roberto. “It shouldn’t have gone below 50 cents. Up to one euro, which you pay at the shelf,” he added.
Food will continue to increase
“The shopping basket continues to be very expensive because fuel prices have shot up again, everything has gone up again. The food will definitely go up. And we are facing a brutal drought,” he warned.
But he also exposed a problem that he says isn’t being talked about. “We have problems with animals, a hemorrhagic disease that affects a large proportion of ruminants of this country and our minister hasn’t exactly woken up. This also increases our production costs. Only in In Extremadura, more than 400 cows die every day“, has explained.
Ana Terradillos did not know this information and was extremely surprised: “But what is it?” “I had never heard of it!” Roberto gave him further information: “It is a disease transmitted by a mosquito. This will make our production costs even more expensive and many more companies will close.”