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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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1.75ppl milk price drop for suppliers to Wells Dairy – from 5th September

We are reliably informed this takes Wells producers to a standard liquid litre price below 25ppl.  We are attempting to confirm the exact price.

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1.35ppl milk price drop for suppliers to Pensworth Dairy (liquid) – from 1st September

This reduces producer’s standard liquid litre milk price to 24ppl.

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Muller Direct to hold its producer milk price for September

This is the 7th consecutive monthly price hold at these levels and continues the standard litre liquid price of 26.75ppl.

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Yew Tree Dairy to hold its producer milk price for September

This is the 6th consecutive monthly liquid standard litre price paid by Yew Tree at 26.75ppl

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Payne’s Dairies likely to hold its producer price for September

Payne’s Dairies current standard litre price stands at 26.75ppl and whilst the September price is yet to be confirmed the intention is to hold.  However there is predatory pricing in the middle ground by some who are in the 25p or less bracket eg: Bestways selling 2 litres for 79p!!  In addition to this Payne’s producers have had the opportunity to lock in upto 15% of their production at a fixed price of 27.

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Grahams Dairies Scotland (liquid) to hold its producer milk price for September

This is the 5th consecutive monthly standard liquid price paid by Grahams at 26ppl.

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Saputo Dairy UK (AKA Dairy Crest Davidstow Cheese) to hold its producer milk price for September

This is the 7th consecutive monthly price hold and continues the standard manufacturing litre price of 29.9ppl and a liquid standard litre price of 28.82ppl.

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South Caernarfon Creameries (Cheese) to hold its producer milk price for September

This is the 4th consecutive monthly price hold and continues the standard litre manufacturing price of 28.03ppl and a liquid standard litre price of 27.09ppl.

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Belton Farm (Cheese) to hold its producer milk price for September

The hold continues a standard litre manufacturing price of 28ppl and a liquid standard litre price of 27.25ppl.

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First Milk (Cheese) to hold its members milk price for September

This is the 4th consecutive monthly price hold and continues the standard litre manufacturing price of 28.37ppl and a liquid standard litre price of 27.45ppl for those supplying the Tesco cheese pool their standard manufacturing litre price remains at 28.87ppl.

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Wyke Farms (Cheese) to hold its producer milk price for September

This is the 4th consecutive monthly standard manufacturing price paid by Wyke at 28.47ppl and based on a standard liquid litre 27.5ppl.

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Wensleydale Creamery (Cheese) to hold its producer milk price for August

This is the 5th consecutive monthly price hold with the September price still to be confirmed.  The standard liquid litre price will continue at 27.40ppl.

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