Dairy Crest announces 1.75ppl uplift in milk price for August 2018


Dairy Crest today announces that it will increase the milk price it pays to its Davidstow farmers by 1.75ppl* to 30.4ppl from 1st August 2018. This has been agreed with Dairy Crest Direct.

“I am pleased to be announcing a further increase in our milk price for August following the uplift already reported for July,” commented Chris Thomson, Group Procurement Director at Dairy Crest.

“The price increases totalling 2.4ppl to be paid over the next two months confirm our commitment to pay a leading milk price to our supplying farmers.”

DCD Chairman, Steve Bone, said:

“We are pleased with the significant price increase that we agreed with Dairy Crest after positive negotiations, based on the strong market position."

* Manufacturing standard litre milk prices as published in milkprices.com

For further information please contact:

Chris Thomson, Group Procurement Director
01372 472447

Notes to Editors

About Dairy Crest

Dairy Crest is the leading British-owned dairy company. Our main consumer brands are Cathedral City, Clover, Country Life and Frylight. We work with some 330 farmers in the South West.

Dairy Crest also manufactures demineralised whey powder and galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS), a lactose-based prebiotic, both widely used in infant formula.