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European country surveys: Spain

Milk Industry London 95(4): 25

European country surveys: Spain

An account is given of the dairy industry in Spain. Spain joined the EC in 1986, which put the milk industry under pressure to modernize, open up the market and reduce milk prices. The industry is still fragmented. Three of the 9 leading dairy companies are owned by international conglomerates and 2 more have trade agreements with European dairy groups. 85% of the yoghurt market is controlled by 3 foreign brand names, Danone, Yoplait and Chambourcy.

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