Milk Link Comes to the Rescue of DFB

UK - Following discussions with the receivers, Milk Link has agreed to offer a milk supply contract to the remaining 143 Dairy Farmers of Britain (DFB) Members who are yet to secure an alternative buyer for their milk.
calendar icon 1 July 2009
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Effective from 1st July, Milk Link will pay a price of 18.45ppl for a standard litre of milk – this compares favourably with the 10ppl currently being paid to farmers previously on a contract with DFB, says Milk Link.

"We believe this will provide these farmers with a much needed period of stability and a secure outlet for their milk whilst they assess how they want to move forward with their business," says Milk Link.

Naturally, we would have liked to offer a higher price but the 18.45ppl reflects the returns we are likely to be able to secure from commodity markets and the significant haulage costs associated with a geographically widespread milkfield. Farmers are located mainly in the North East and North Yorkshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, south of Manchester and a smaller number in South Wales.

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