Milk price changes

Updated 06 June 2024

The latest publicly announced milk price changes as reported by the processors.


Milk price movements

June milk prices continue positive momentum

Prices continued the upward trajectory with most key milk buyers included on the AHDB league table announcing further price increases for June. Price increases on aligned liquid contracts were lower with marginal movements. Sainsbury’s increased their price by a marginal 0.02ppl while others held on to their price.

On non-aligned liquid contracts, increases were recorded in June compared to the steady tone in May. Freshways edged up by 2.00ppl and Crediton Dairy moved up by 1.00ppl. Muller Direct increased their price by 0.50ppl whilst Paynes Dairies have held their price.

More positive announcements were made in cheese contracts compared to aligned and non-aligned liquid contracts. Price changes were in the range of 1.00 to 1.50ppl. Barbers and Belton Cheese have increased by 1.00ppl each respectively while Wensleydale increased their price by 0.89ppl. Saputo announced a price increase of 1.50ppl and Lactalis made a positive move of 1.03ppl. Wyke Farms have increased by 1.35ppl whilst South Caernarfon Creameries is holding on to their price after four consecutive months of increase. First Milk Manufacturing and Leprino foods held steady for another consecutive month.

Manufacturing contracts noticed mostly firm tone. Arla Direct Manufacturing increased their price by 0.43ppl. UK Arla Farmers Manufacturing made positive move of 0.44ppl. Pattemores Dairy Ingredients followed others in the league and made an upward movement of 1.00ppl after holding steady for two months.


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The milk price changes may not be fully reflected in the AHDB League Table.

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