Muller to increase milk price to 41.5p/litre in June

Dairy farmers supplying Muller on direct contracts and who meet the conditions of its Advantage programme will receive a farmgate milk price of 41.5p/litre from 1 June.

This marks a 1.5p/litre rise for a standard liquid litre of 4% butterfat and 3.3% protein and includes a 1p/litre Advantage payment, paid quarterly.

Rob Hutchison, joint chief executive officer at Muller Milk & Ingredients, said: “With unprecedented increases in input costs and challenges facing all parts of the supply chain from farm to shelf, we are committed to ensuring security of supply for the millions of consumers who enjoy the dairy products we make, every day.

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“As ever, we will closely monitor all the factors which influence farmgate milk price in the coming months.”

Muller has 500 suppliers on direct contracts.

June increase for Saputo

Saputo Dairy is set to increase its manufacturing standard litre by 5p/litre to 43.75p/litre for its suppliers, from 1 June 2022.

This will be the seventh consecutive monthly increase by the processor for the 330 farms that supply it.

A standard liquid litre at 4% butterfat and 3.3% protein is set to increase to 42.19p/litre, an increase of 4.82p/litre on the previous month.

South Caernarfon Creameries

Milk producers supplying South Caernarfon Creameries will receive 41.75p/litre in June for a manufacturing standard litre of 4.2% butterfat and 3.4% protein.

This is a 1.75p/litre price increase and puts prices 11.9p/litre above the same month last year.

An additional 0.1p/litre has been added to its members’ monthly annual bonus, bringing this to 0.7p/litre. This bonus has been included in the most recent price increase, according to

The Welsh co-operative’s standard liquid litre of 4% butterfat and 3.3% protein will rise by 1.59p/litre to 40.33p/litre.