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Note, all standard litre prices are those quoted by www.milkprices.com and are based on the following:
The liquid standard litre 4% bf, 3.3% protein, 30,000/ml Bactoscans, 200,000/ml SCC, 1 million litres a year on EODC but before seasonality, monthly profile payments, balancing, B price additions, capital retentions or annual incentive schemes. The manufacturing standard litre is to exactly the same specification with the exception of 4.2%bf and 3.4% protein.

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46ppl is the UKs cheapest milk (Costco) and lets hope no one finds any cheaper

With spot milk trading at 44 to 46ppl it beggars belief any  retailer would want to discount milk on the shelf to 46ppl. For sure FFA will soon have plenty of intelligence to picket the right small and large processors and retailers/ wholesalers.

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3.25ppl milk price increase for suppliers to Dales Dairies (liquid) – from 1St January

This increases producer’s liquid standard litre price to 34ppl. Dales are the first doorstep and liquid milk wholesaler to announce a 34ppl standard liquid litre price for January

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3ppl milk price increase for suppliers to Yew Tree/AKA Woodcocks (liquid) – from 1st January

This increases producer’s liquid standard litre price to 33.5ppl

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2ppl milk price increase for suppliers to South Caernarfon Creameries Co-op members (cheese – from 1st January

This increases members manufacturing standard litre price to 34.1ppl and based on a liquid standard litre to 32.96ppl A 1ppl 1st January price increase was declared by SCC in late October so this is an uplift of 1ppl making a total revised 2ppl increase.

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2ppl milk price increase for suppliers to Belton Farm – from 1st January

This increases members manufacturing standard litre price to 33.05ppl and based on a liquid standard litre to 32.30ppl

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1ppl milk price rise for suppliers to Llaeth Cymreig (Welsh Milk) Suppliers – From 1st December

This increases members standard liquid litre price to 28.5ppl plus 1.5ppl loyalty bonus, for those who qualify, totalling 30ppl

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2.5ppl Milk Price increase for North Lakes Foods producers – from 1st January

This increase takes producers liquid standard litre price to 31.5ppl.

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2.5ppl milk price increase for Meadow Foods suppliers – From 1st January

This takes producers average liquid standard litre price to 32.5ppl

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2ppl milk price increase for suppliers to Grahams Dairies (Liquid) - From 1st January

This takes producers liquid standard litre price to 32ppl

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3.75ppl total milk price increase for Arla Directs – from 1st December

Hot on the heels of the Arla member 1st December price increase comes a similar and additional 3ppl increase for the Arla Directs which impacts on the Tesco and Sainsburys aligned farmers. In making this announcement Arla have dispensed with the code compliant 30 days’ notice a move others would do well to note instead of using it as an excuse.  In addition, on the 29th October Arla declared a 0.

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3.03ppl milk price increase for Arla members takes them to 35.29ppl on 1st December

Arla have today announced a table topping 3.03ppl milk price increase on its liquid standard litre price taking members price to 35.29ppl. The actual increase is 3 euro cents on both conventional and organic and the resulting www.milkprices.com standard litre prices are as follows:                                                                                                                                      1/12/21                             1/12/21                                                                                               Increase               Conventional                     Organic Based on a Manufacturing Standard Litre                       +3.

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The market the retailers and FFA protests

Spot milk is trading today at 44 to 46ppl however relatively small quantities are changing hands.   There are reports of retailers and some convenience chains beating their chests and flatly refusing to consider claims from processors for cost inflation price increases. One meeting allegedly took 4 minutes and was basically a NO.  Another ended up with a retailer threatening to delist all the processors branded products.

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