Milk reservoir in parlour©Tim Scrivener
The UK’s largest family run independent dairy has raised prices by a minimum of 1.5p/litre, which will bring its standard milk price to at least 19.85p/litre. The increase, which will affect Freshways’ 180 farmers, will come into effect on 1 October. The move abandons Freshways’ usual basket price calculation, which is based on rates from Arla, Dairy Crest and Wisemans. See also: Checklist: How dairy farmers can get ready for EU milk scheme Instead, the processor said it would not wait […]
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