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First Milk announces milk price increase for July and August

First Milk announces milk price increase for July and August

First Milk has today announced that its member milk price will increase by 1.4p/l from July 1, 2022, and by...

June 8, 2022

First Milk acquires stake in Agricarbon

First Milk acquires stake in Agricarbon

First Milk has announced that it has invested in soil carbon measurement company, Agricarbon, acquiring a 5% stake in the...

August 24, 2021

First Milk net profits up 24% in the last 12 months

First Milk net profits up 24% in the last 12 months

First Milk has published its annual report and accounts for the year ending March 31, 2021, and have reported “strong...

July 15, 2021

First Milk appoints Co-op’s Michael Fletcher as non-executive director

First Milk appoints Co-op’s Michael Fletcher as non-executive director

First Milk has announced the appointment of Michael Fletcher as a non-executive director. Fletcher is currently chief commercial officer at...

June 23, 2021

Muller and First Milk reveal increase in milk prices

Muller and First Milk reveal increase in milk prices

Muller and First Milk have both confirmed that suppliers are set to receive an increase in milk prices in the...

May 31, 2021

Milk processors announce increase in milk price for June

Milk processors announce increase in milk price for June

Various milk processors have announced increases in their milk prices for the month of June. Meadow Foods have announced an...

May 6, 2021

First Milk announces ambitious net zero 2040 pledge

First Milk announces ambitious net zero 2040 pledge

First Milk has announced a range of developments to its First4Milk sustainability plan, which sees some bold changes as part...

March 24, 2021

First Milk launches new project at Lake District Creamery to protect local watercourses

First Milk launches new project at Lake District Creamery to protect local watercourses

First Milk has today (Tuesday, March 16) announced the launch of a new environmental offset scheme at its Lake District...

March 16, 2021

First Milk creamery hits First4Milk sustainability milestones

First Milk creamery hits First4Milk sustainability milestones

First Milk has announced that its creamery at Haverfordwest has hit two sustainability milestones recently. December 2020 saw the creamery,...

February 11, 2021

First Milk increases its milk price for November

First Milk increases its milk price for November

First Milk has announced that its November milk price will increase by 0.50p/L. This means its liquid standard litre will...

October 9, 2020

First Milk to increase price up by 0.5p/L for September

First Milk to increase price up by 0.5p/L for September

British farmer-owned co-operative First Milk has today announced that its September milk price will increase by 0.5p/L. This means its...

August 7, 2020

First Milk to hold milk price for August

First Milk to hold milk price for August

British farmer-owned co-operative First Milk has today announced that it will be holding its milk price for August 2020 at...

July 1, 2020

First Milk holds milk price for July 2020

First Milk holds milk price for July 2020

UK dairy co-operative First Milk has announced it will hold its current milk price for July 2020. This means its...

June 3, 2020

Pembrokeshire farmer to succeed Jim Baird as First Milk farmer director

Pembrokeshire farmer to succeed Jim Baird as First Milk farmer director

First Milk has today announced that it has appointed Pembrokeshire farmer Mike Smith will join its board as its new...

May 28, 2020

First Milk launches First4Milk Pledge – a new commitment to sustainable dairy

First Milk launches First4Milk Pledge – a new commitment to sustainable dairy

First Milk has today announced the launch of a new initiative to proactively promote dairy farming and First Milk to...

March 15, 2020

Farmers’ bid to take over Campbeltown Creamery fails

Farmers’ bid to take over Campbeltown Creamery fails

A bid by a group of farmers to take over their local creamery, saving it from closure has failed due...

November 6, 2019

First Milk turnover increases by 7.8%

First Milk turnover increases by 7.8%

British dairy co-operative First Milk has increased its group turnover by 7.8%, according to its latest set of accounts. The Annual...

July 31, 2019

First Milk announces plans to close one of its Scottish creameries

First Milk announces plans to close one of its Scottish creameries

First Milk has announced plans to close one of its Scottish creameries after it failed to find a buyer for...

July 11, 2019