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Price increase for First Milk

MILK PRICE moves continued this week with dairy co-op First Milk announcing further increases for all its producers.

Those in the co-op's liquid pool will receive a 0.5p increase from December 1, which comes on top of a 1p increase in October and 1.6p lift in November, taking the standard litre price to 29.15p.

Those in the co-op's cheese pool get the same increase but not until January 1. This comes on top of the 1p rise in November and 0.75p in December and takes their standard litre figure to 28.5p.

Producers in the balancing pool will also receive a 0.5p rise from January 1, on top of a 0.5p increase in October, a 0.75p lift in November and 0.75p lift in December, taking their standard litre figure also to 28.5p.

(for the full story, see The Scottish Farmer this week)

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