DCD has been successful in it’s Dairy Fund projects (RDPE/Defra supported), as a result launched the very first DPO (Dairy Producer Organisation) in the UK, plus further evolution in contractual terms and Dairy Futures options, and in developing a milk forecasting mechanism for member use.
DCD milk is processed by Dairy Crest for liquid customers; Lidl, M&S, Morrison, Sainsbury & Waitrose, in addition to milk&more, major coffee shops and food service customers. Milk is also processed into leading brands & sold through all UK retailers and global outlets.
Power in Numbers
DCD represents 1,050 dairy farmers in England and Wales supplying 1.5bn litres of milk through a blend of contracts including an innovative Liquid Formula contracts, retail, Davidstow and standard Liquid contracts to Dairy Crest, the leading and largest UK branded milk processor.
Dairy Crest Direct Ltd (DCD) provides independent representation for dairy farmers that supply Dairy Crest, from Lancashire to Cornwall, West Wales to Norfolk. Dairy Crest is a leading advocate of the Voluntary Code of Best Practice in Contractual Agreements.