Carbery increases milk price for August supplies
Carbery Group has increased its milk price for the month of August in the latest of milk processor prices for last month’s supplies.
The board of the west Cork group has decided to increase the price by 0.5c/L for last month.
Carbery Group consists of the four west Cork co-ops – Bandon, Barryroe, Drinagh and Lisavaird.
Previous price announcements
On Monday (September 14), Kerry Group announced an increase in its milk price for supplies in the month of August.
A statement from the processor said: “Our Kerry Group base price for August milk supplies is 31c/L, VAT inclusive.
“Based on average August milk solids, the price return including VAT and bonuses is 35.06c/L,” a Kerry Group spokesperson added.
This represents an increase of 0.5c/L compared to last month’s price of 30.5c/L.
This is a 0.5c/L increase from the July milk price.
Glanbia Ireland (GI) will pay a base milk price for August of 30.18c/L including VAT for creamery milk at 3.6% fat and 3.3% protein, the processor said.
Farmer members will also receive a 0.42c/L including VAT payment from Glanbia Co-op on all milk supplied this month as their ‘Share of GI Profit’.
The base price is unchanged from July.
In Northern Ireland, a base price of 25.25p/L will be paid for August milk. Again, the base price is unchanged.