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Here you can find quotes from dozens of individuals across the industry who have pledged their support to the campaign.  Haven’t pledged your support yet? Click here to help protect and promote our industry.

Proud of Dairy
James Neville,
"We have a strong culture of dairy production and consumption in this country. Our Dairy Industry produces an excellent range of products which are appealing to consume and are a healthy and nutritious component of our diet. Importantly our industry has continued to evolve, responding to the needs of consumers and the countryside. The United Kingdom is a great place to produce dairy products and with increasing global demand for high quality products we have the opportunity to grow our exports globally."

Tue 30 Aug 2011 - 10:35:48

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Peter Winstone,
Milk Link:
"As a farmer and director of a major dairy processing business, I see at first hand the hard work, passion and commitment that people across the entire dairy supply chain put into our industry. We should all acknowledge and take pride in the achievements of an industry that strives to produce foods of the highest quality in an efficient and sustainable way."

Tue 30 Aug 2011 - 10:35:18

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Neil Kennedy,
Milk Link:
"Our dairy farmer membership is incredibly diverse, but one of the key attributes they all have in common is the pride, skill and dedication they show towards dairying. And they have every reason to do so; they are part of a forward-thinking, progressive industry and are ultimately essential to the production of a wide range of great tasting and highly nutritious dairy products enjoyed by millions every single day."

Tue 30 Aug 2011 - 10:34:49

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Amanda Ball,
"We have every reason to feel positive about dairy today – the abundance of talent, progressive thinking and professionalism is truly impressive. This campaign is about building a collective sense of pride in dairy farming and dairy products which in turn will help us to promote a positive image to consumers. Just imagine what we can achieve together from a platform that celebrates the outstanding achievements of our diverse industry."

Tue 30 Aug 2011 - 10:34:28

Proud of Dairy
Dr Mike Johnston,
Dairy UK NI:
"I am very proud of the dairy products that we produce - in Northern Ireland as well as UK-wide. We have a wide variety of dairy products which are high quality, and produced to standards that are both ethical and in harmony with the environment. For these reasons, our customers in the UK, the rest of Europe, and in many countries around the world, buy our dairy products."

Tue 30 Aug 2011 - 10:33:41

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Richard Park,
dairy farmer:
"I am proud of dairy because of the variety of breeds that we have, due to the development of unique breeding programmes."

Tue 30 Aug 2011 - 10:33:18

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Nick Green,
Alvis Brothers:
"As a farmer and cheesemaker, I need to balance the need to care for our cows and employees in the best way possible while producing top quality cheese in an efficient and sustainable way. I’m proud that our business is up to the challenge."

Tue 30 Aug 2011 - 10:32:22

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Lyndon Edwards,
"It’s important to recognise what unites us as an industry, rather than focus on the things that set us apart. I’m proud to be part of an industry that celebrates its heritage while always keeping an eye on the future."

Wed 07 Sep 2011 - 15:08:29

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David Alvis,
Technology Strategy Board:
"Dairy farmers in particular have many reasons to be proud of the valuable contribution they make. Equally, we have many opportunities to improve even further our use of technology and the sustainability of modern dairying; this campaign is an appropriate rallying cry."

Tue 30 Aug 2011 - 10:31:26

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Debbie Beaton,
Farmers Weekly:
"Every dairy I see the outstanding achievements of the dairy industry, so I’m pleased to support an initiative that celebrates the positive work that is happening on farms across the country. Our annual Farmers Weekly awards highlight the achievements of individuals - “Proud of Dairy” is about the entire industry’s contribution to food and farming."

Tue 30 Aug 2011 - 10:31:02

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