Sainsbury adds 5p to litre value

September 2007
Farmers Weekly;9/14/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 11, p33
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The article reports on an increase in the price Sainsbury's pays for milk from the 320 British farmers in its Dairy Development Group by about 5 penny per liter. It says that the rise is in the form of a 1.5 penny per liter premium that will be paid on top of the standard-liter price of its suppliers Robert Wiseman Dairies and Dairy Crest. It mentions that Dairy Crest suppliers will receive 26.5 penny per liter from October 1, 2007 while those at Robert Wiseman Dairies will get 27.2 penny per liter after the increase.


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