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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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Some Tesco farmers have had enough

For almost 15 years aligned farmers have jumped the various hurdles Tesco and its consultants Promar, have put in front of them but for numerous Tesco farmers enough is enough with many now  “kicking off including the quiet ones”.   The final straw for many, judging by Ians inbox, coincided with Mullers 1st July standard liquid litre price announcement of 46ppl.

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Sainsburys

According to the numerous emails Ian has received Sainsburys farmers are almost a mirror image of Tesco one’s including how they fail to market the higher standards milk. Whilst Ian believes Tesco will probably react to farmer pressure Sainsburys form would suggest they might take a tougher line and risk supplies. For sure Sainsburys farmers are every bit as disgruntled and despondent as Tesco farmers are and on a lower price of only 41.

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3ppl Milk Price increase for suppliers to Saputo (AKA Dairy Crest) – from 1st July

This increases producers manufacturing standard litre price to 46.75ppl

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4.25ppl Milk Price increase for suppliers to Glanbia Cheese – from 1st July

This increases producers manufacturing standard litre price to 46.25ppl

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Farmgate Milk Price updates

All cheese processors who have announced 1st July farmgate milk prices are at 46ppl plus with Parkham Farms leading the pack at 47ppl. The three notable cheese processors who have yet to declare are First Milk, Long Clawson and Helers but for sure their manufacturing standard litre prices for July 1st need to be 46ppl plus. Liquid wise its much the same with anyone paying below 46ppl on July 1st based on a liquid standard litre left wanting and taking a risk.

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5.2ppl milk price increase for Medina Suppliers – from 1st July

This increases producers liquid to 45ppl for the few remaining Medina producers who have not made the Bosman transfer to Freshways

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3.75ppl milk price increase for suppliers to Meadow Foods – from 1st July

Having been ahead of the pack for June Meadows latest increase takes their liquid standard litre price to 46ppl manufacturing standard litre 46.625 ppl which is now the GB 1st July bar which some of Meadows smaller competitors appear to be struggling to achieve.

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Saputo and Glanbia are yet to declare

Both Saputo (AKA Dairy Crest) and Glanbia are two key cheese processors who are yet to declare their 1st July price and pull up in line with those who have already declared. Watch this space..

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4.25ppl milk price increase for suppliers to Belton Farm (cheese) – from 1st July

This increase takes producers manufacturing standard litre price to 46.3ppl and based on a liquid standard litre to 45.55ppl

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4.5ppl milk price increase for suppliers to South Caernarfon Creameries (cheese) – from 1st July

This increase takes producers manufacturing standard litre price to 46.25ppl and based on a liquid standard litre to 44.66ppl

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4ppl milk price increase for suppliers to Parkham Farms (cheese) – from 1st July

This increase takes producers manufacturing standard litre price to 47ppl

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4ppl milk price increase for suppliers to Paynes Dairies (liquid) – from 1st July

This increase takes producers liquid standard litre price to 46ppl

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