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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Kerry reveals August milk price

Kerry Group has announced its milk price for August 2021.

It is the third milk processor to do so, following Lakeland Dairies and Glanbia Ireland.

Kerry milk price August 2021:

In a statement to That’s Farming, a spokesperson for the milk processor said:

“Our Kerry Group base price for August milk supplies is 35c/L incl VAT at 3.30% Prot/3.60% Bfat and 38.44c/L incl VAT at EU standard constituents 3.40% Prot/4.20% Bfat.”

“Based on Kerry’s average milk solids for August, the milk price return inclusive of VAT and bonuses is 38.93c/L.”

July 2021 milk price:

Last month, a spokesperson said:

“Our Kerry Group milk price for July milk supplies is 36c/l (incl VAT) at 3.30% protein, 3.60% butterfat and 39.44c/l incl VAT at EU Standard Constituents 3.40% protein/4.20% butterfat.”

“This includes, in line with our Kerry Group milk contract commitment, an additional 1c/l incl VAT on all milk supplied in July 2021 (excluding milk supplied under fixed-price contracts).”

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“Based on Kerry’s average milk solids for July, the milk price return inclusive of VAT and bonuses is 39c/l,” the spokesperson concluded.

August 2021 milk prices:

Glanbia Ireland

The processor will pay 35.6c/L (including VAT) for August creamery milk supplies at 3.6% butterfat and 3.3% protein.

It will pay a base milk price of 35.18c/L (including VAT) for creamery milk at 3.6% fat and 3.3% protein. This is unchanged from the July base price.

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 Glanbia milk price for August creamery milk, based on LTO constituents of 4.2% butterfat and 3.4% protein, is 38.73c/L.

Lakeland Dairies

The board of Lakeland Dairies confirmed an increase in the co-operative’s milk price for the month in question.

In a statement on Monday, September 13th, 2021, a spokesperson for the milk processor said:

  • ROI: The processor has increased its base milk price by 0.5c/ to 36.5c/L, including VAT, for milk at 3.6% fat and 3.3% protein.
  • NI: Lakeland Dairies has increased its milk price for August by 0.3p/litre to 29.5p/litre.
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