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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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2ppl milk price rise for suppliers to Payne’s Dairies (liquid) – from 1st June

This increases producers standard liquid litre price to 42ppl and Payne’s have confirmed there will be a July 1st increase to follow for sure.

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2ppl milk price increase for suppliers to Pensworth Dairies/Braeforge (liquid) – from 1st June

This increases producers standard liquid litre price to 42ppl including the 1ppl Pensworth Herd Health Scheme premium.

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2ppl milk price increase for suppliers to Glanbia (cheese) – from 1st June

This increases producers standard liquid litre price to 40.55ppl and based on a manufacturing standard litre price to 42ppl.

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2.67ppl milk price increase for suppliers to Wensleydale (cheese) – from 1st May

This increases producers standard liquid litre price to 40.34ppl and based on a manufacturing standard litre price to 41.71ppl.

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2.5ppl milk price increase for suppliers to Llaeth Cymreig – from 1st June

This increases producers liquid standard litre price to 41ppl including a loyalty bonus.

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2ppl milk price increase for suppliers to Belton Farm (cheese) – from 1st June

This increases producers standard liquid litre price to 41.3ppl and based on a manufacturing standard litre price to 42.05ppl

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1.5ppl milk price increase for suppliers to Lactalis (AKA The Fresh Milk Company) – from 1st June

This increases producers standard liquid litre price to 41.5ppl and based on a manufacturing standard litre price to 43.17ppl

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1.07ppl milk price increase for Muller Co-op aligned suppliers– from 1st June

This takes producers standard liquid litre price to 41.18ppl

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Medina and Freshways Merger in full swing

The merger of the two liquid processors is certainly in train with the announcement that deliveries to customers from Medinas depot in Windsor now come from Freshways Acton site to customers starting 2nd May when invoicing and payments will be “Nijjar Dairies Ltd”

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2ppl milk price rise for suppliers to North Lakes Foods Ltd – from 1st June

This increase takes producers standard liquid litre price to 42ppl including all bonuses.  

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1.28ppl additional May 1st increase for Barbers (cheese) suppliers

The additional 1.25ppl when added to the earlier confirmed May 1st increase of 2ppl gives a total 3.25ppl increase and takes producers manufacturing standard litre price to 40.91ppl and based on a liquid standard litre to 39.53ppl.  Note for all litres supplied above the agreed base volume Barbers producers in March and April will be paid at over 50ppl.

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2.75ppl further minimum milk price increase for Barbers (cheese) suppliers – from 1st June

Barbers have certainly had their commercial team punching the calculator and have now revised their previously announced minimum June 1st increase of 2.5ppl to 2.75ppl.  This translates to minimum standard litre prices of 43.75ppl (manufacturing) and 42.28ppl (liquid)

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