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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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Interesting change at Freshways

According to Companies House Balvinder (Bali) Nijjar has had his Directorship of Nijjar Dairies Limited Terminated.  Maybe its part of a cost cutting exercise.

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Sainsbury’s & Tomlinson’s Special Edition

Tomlinson’s Liquid Dairy of Wrexham goes into Administration On Saturday evening around 33 direct suppliers plus approximately 39 (15%) of Sainsbury’s Dairy Development Group (SDDG) suppliers were told Sunday’s milk would not be going to Tomlinson’s for processing and its doors were closed. On Monday (yesterday) Pricewaterhouse Coopers were appointed as administrators.

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0.79ppl milk price increase for Sainsburys (SDDG) ALIGNED SUPPLIERS - From 1st October

This results in the following standard liquid litre prices Muller SDDG  30.94ppl Arla    SDDG 30.82ppl The change is partly due to the following cost of production movements on the three F’s.  Feed 10.34ppl (down0.11ppl), fertiliser 0.95ppl (up 0.04ppl) and fuel 0.78ppl (up 0.04ppl)

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0.90ppl Milk Price reduction for suppliers to Pattemores Dairy (liquid) from-1st November

This takes producers standard liquid milk price to 26.25ppl and based on a standard manufacturing litre to 27.12ppl.

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0.75ppl Milk Price reduction for suppliers to Barbers (cheese) –from 1st November

This takes producers standard manufacturing litre milk price to 27.79ppl and based on a standard liquid litre to 26.80ppl.

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0.75ppl Milk Price reduction for suppliers to South Caernafon Creameries (cheese) – from 1st November

This takes producers standard manufacturing milk price to 27.28ppl and based on a liquid standard litre 26.34ppl.

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0.63ppl Milk Price reduction for suppliers to The Fresh Milk Company Scotland (cheese) AKA Lactalis from 1st October

This is actually a quarterly floor price and means    for October, November & December the lowest price based on a manufacturing standard litre will be 27.61ppl and based on a liquid standard litre 26.5ppl

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0.45ppl Milk Reduction for First Milk members (Cheese) – from 1st November

This takes members manufacturing standard litre milk price to 27.9ppl and 27ppl based on a liquid standard litre.

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Crediton Dairy to hold its producers Milk Price for November

This hold maintains the liquid standard litre price at 28.5ppl.

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Belton Cheese to stand on/hold its producer Milk Price for November

This means the existing manufacturing standard litre price of 27ppl continues and based on a standard liquid litre 26.25ppl

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Saputo (Davidstow AKA Dairy Crest) to stand on/hold its producer Milk Price for November

This is an impressive 9th consecutive month hold at a manufacturing standard litre price of 29.90ppl and based on a liquid standard litre 28.82ppl.

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Wensleydale Creamery (Cheese) targets a hold for its producer Milk Price for November

This will be the 8th consecutive monthly price hold although it is yet to be officially confirmed.  The standard manufacturing litre price will remain at 28.35ppl and the standard liquid litre price will continue at 27.40ppl.

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