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Surplus Milk

Volume 463: debated on Monday 28 March 1949

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asked the Minister of Food what steps are now being taken to deal with milk supplies likely to be surplus to liquid consumption in the near future.

We are allowing consumers to buy as much liquid milk as they wish during the flush period. To deal with what remains, existing manufacturing depots will be used to the utmost; depots closed during the war will be reopened for a few months, certain town processing dairies will help to handle supplies and we are encouraging more farm cheesemaking.