A FARMER-OWNED organic dairy cooperative has announced a price increase from July 1 2024.

Organic Herd, which is based in Somerset, has announced a 1ppl increase in its member milk price from next month. 

The increase will take the Organic Herd price to a competitive 51ppl on a standard litre basis.

Sara Ogborne, Organic Herd's director of membership and communication said: “Our latest price rise reflects the growth in demand we are seeing for our organic milk.

"The July increase is in line with our commitment to returning to our members incremental but, crucially we believe, also sustainable improvements in their milk price.”

Organic Herd rebranded from Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative (Omsco) in 2023. 

The sell a range of dairy products including cheese, butter and chocolate.