HC Deb 08 August 1918 vol 109 c1565W

asked the Food Controller what quantities of Danish butter came into England during the months of June and July; has any fixed price been laid down as regards its purchase, and, if so, how much per cwt.; what amount of Irish butter came into the market in the same interval; and what was the fixed price of the same?


Owing to the high prices asked by the Danish exporters, no Danish butter was imported by the Ministry of Food during the months of June and July. The quantity of Irish butter which came into The market in the same period was approximately 9,500 tons, the price paid for which varied according to quality, the maximum being 233s. per cwt.

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