Dairy Crest announces milk price for May 2018


Dairy Crest today announces that from 1st May 2018 it will reduce the milk price it pays to its Davidstow farmers by 1ppl* to 28ppl.

Chris Thomson, Group Procurement Director at Dairy Crest, said, “As the market continues to weaken, we have moved our milk price lower to ultimately ensure our brands remain competitive.

“We always aim to pay a fair, competitive price for our milk and, even with this reduction, our price remains higher than many other dairy companies.”

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

For further information please contact:

Chris Thomson, Group Procurement Director
01372 472447

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.