Meadow Foods increases milk price by 1.67ppl.

According to the Farmers Guardian Chester based Meadow Foods is increasing its producer milk price from October 1st.

All producers will benefit from the 1.67ppl says the company as it is not linked to any new quality or production targets.

The increase will raise the Meadow Foods standard litre, for Cheshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Lancashire, North Wales and South Wales to 28.38ppl, and in Cumbria to 28.46ppl.

The full increase has been attached to the constituent element of the payment schedule.

Meadow’s head of milk procurement Jim Bebb said: “At our last round of producer meetings the consensus favoured our next price rise to be on constituents, which we have taken onboard and acted on.

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