Arla raises milk price

29 Aug 2016

The Arla Foods amba on-account price for conventional milk will increase by 1.25 eurocents per kilogramme (1.01pence per kg), from 1 September.

Arla raises milk price

The Arla Foods amba on-account price for conventional milk will increase by 1.25 eurocents per kilogramme (1.01pence per kg), from 1 September.

When applied to the UK standard litre for conventional milk, the increase equates to an upward movement of one penny, taking it to 20.05 pence.

“This is welcome news for our farmer owners who continue to face challenging times on farm,” said Arla Foods amba board director, Jonathan Ovens. “Our increase will hopefully reaffirm their confidence in the dairy industry, after 18 months of falling prices.”

“Commodity markets have continued to strengthen, as indicated by the increase in the latest GDT auction. This follows a significant downturn in milk production and increases in yellow cheese prices across Europe, while prices across European retail markets are also firming.”

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