Dairy farmers protest near Budapest

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(Photo: MTI/Zsolt Szigetváry)

Hungarian dairy farmers once again held a demonstration, this time near the border of the capital in Budaörs, voicing their discontent about the low buying price of milk and cheap milk imports, according to Hungarian news agency MTI.

Farmers protest with their cows outside a Tesco store in Budaörs. (Photo: MTI/Zsolt Szigetváry) 

Dairy farmers arrived from across the country to demonstrate in the parking lot of a Tesco store in Budaörs, in an attempt to raise awareness that the price of raw milk continues to drop beyond a sustainable level.

The current HUF 69 per liter buying price puts Hungary in 26th place in the European Union, while the manufacturing price of one liter of raw milk exceeds HUF 100.

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