First Milk flag © Tim Scrivener© Tim Scrivener
First Milk has lifted its milk price 2p/litre for October – the co-op’s biggest monthly increase for nine years. Farmers in all four non-aligned pools will receive rises, increasing their “A” milk prices to 19.19-21.98p/litre. The hike includes 1p/litre based on better market returns, with the rest coming from the balance of the so-called performance supplement, which was intended to add 2p/litre over 12 months to reflect First Milk’s improved business efficiency. The first 1p/litre was paid over the summer. […]
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