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Milk

The price of Milk at most of the main supermarkets is £1 for 4 litres.
The price drop is due to a number of things including Russia refusing imports and the good weather we have recently had.
Some farmers may well go out of business as a result of what they get paid for milk so what would you consider a fair price to pay for a Litre of Milk ?
I Think the price for 2 litres is around 79 pence.
Based on these figures I would be quite willing to pay £1 for 2 Litres and around £ 1.70 for 4 litres.

NB: Not that I really pay anything as SWMBO does the shopping.
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don't you mean £1 for 4 pints which is about 2.72 litres...

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Unless something has changed since Thursday it is £1 for 4 pints while the two pint and one pint size prices remained as normal
This all started when Tesco reduced the price of the 4 pint size as a loss leader and the other supermarkets followed suit.
This was well before the Russia problem as far as I remember
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indeed don't think we've paid over £1 in a long time - even if it's 3 for £3 which tesco did for a bit.

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Lidl and Aldi has been 95p for four pints for a long time now.
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Farm Foods do 2 x 2 litres for £1.50.
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I seem to remember that Sainsbury's were charging 89p at one time for 4  pints Undecided Undecided Have I got the quantity wrong?
By comparison I paid $2.70 for half a gallon in the US yesterday (around £1.70) so we do well in the UK.
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I buy cravendale as I don't go through much so 2 litre lasts me a week and I buy them when they are on offer normally £3.00 for 4 litre.
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I seem to remember that Sainsbury's were charging 89p at one time for 4  pints Undecided Undecided Have I got the quantity wrong?

it was probably 2 litres, which isn't quite 4 pints. Morrisons do the same - it's about equivalent of £1 for 4 pints

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Is milk still delivered in pint glass bottles?

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My neighbours isn't Mav. I think glass bottles are a dying ( if not already dead ) breed.
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Ours still arrives in glass bottles.
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Used to like grabbing a cold pint from the fridge (had to be blue top) and knocking it back.

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it was probably 2 litres, which isn't quite 4 pints. Morrisons do the same - it's about equivalent of £1 for 4 pints
Not in Sainsbur y or Tesco where it is 4 pints or 2.272 litres
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Thanks Jim I thought it was still pints and not litres.
@Mav, a neighbour still has her milk delivered in glass bottles. It may be convenient but it's about double the supermarket price.
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It was 65p a pint delivered to the holiday cottage we used in the Lake District last week (in glass bottles). Convenient though, so we did. No shops anywhere near.
Not sure what we pay at home but it must be of that order.  Undecided