Sainbury's Increases Cost Tracker Dairy Price

UK - Sainsbury's has announced that on account of its quarterly review of feed, fuel and fertiliser costs; the milk price paid to farmers will increase by 0.26ppl from 1 July.
calendar icon 29 June 2012
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The Sainsbury's cost tracker model uses a combination of actual annual costings data compiled for the group by Kite consulting and input costs from DairyCo.

In the quarterly review:

  • Feed (6 month average) increased by £5.03/tonne compared to the original model.
  • Fuel (3 month average) increased by 3.63ppl compared to the original model.
  • Fertiliser (12 month average) decreased by £3/tonne.

The model will have a full review in October when costing data from the group will be used as well.

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