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Our Weekly News Bulletin is available by email. To receive it please email info@ipmsltd.co.uk.

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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0.5ppl milk price reduction for suppliers to Barbers (cheese) from 1st February

This results in a standard litre manufacturing litre milk price at 29.13ppl and 28.09ppl based on a standard liquid litre.

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0.75ppl milk price reduction for suppliers to South Caernarfon Creameries (cheese) from 1st February

This results in a standard manufacturing litre milk price of 28.78ppl and based on a standard liquid litre 27.81ppl.

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0.75ppl milk price reduction for suppliers to Crediton Dairy (liquid) from 1st February

This results in a standard liquid litre milk price of 28ppl.

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0.75ppl milk price reduction for Arla direct (non member) suppliers – from 1st February

This results in a standard liquid litre milk price of 27ppl and based on a standard manufacturing litre 28.14pp.

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1ppl milk price reduction for suppliers to Dairy Crest Direct (Davidstow) cheese – from 1st February

This results in a standard manufacturing litre milk price of 29.9ppl and based on a standard liquid litre 28.82ppl, The 1ppl reduction is actually in two parts 0.5ppl milk price reduction and removal of the 0.5ppl supplementary payment to help Dairy Crest farmers cope with the additional costs arising from last summers drought which DC have paid for the past 5 months.

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1.41ppl milk price increase for Marks & Spencer’s aligned producers – from 1st January

This results in a standard liquid litre milk price of 32.82ppl

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