Ireland has seen the most rapid increase in milk collected, according to the most recent figures from the EU MMO.

The country has seen a 20% increase in the 12 months between October 2017 and 2018.

This was followed by Bulgaria, which recorded an 8% increase and Romania with 7%.

Milk deliveries also increased by 2.8% in Ireland, while Bulgaria recorded the highest increase with 10.5%.

The EU MMO milk delivery figures from Jan to Oct 2017 to 2018.

Deliveries remained steady across big milk countries such as France and the UK, but dipped in The Netherlands.

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