The Price of Milk

The Price of Milk

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...fat content from month to month; (c) the price to the consumer for Grade "B" milk pasteurized, bottled and delivered to the door; (d) the spread to the dealer from the receiving station located just 150 miles out (the spread would be larger by the freight if beyond 150 miles and lower if within 150 miles) on the basis of (1) 3 per cent milk and (2) on the basis of butter fat actually paid for. The spread on the basis of the actual butter fat of the average of all milk is given also (e) for Grade "A" milk. Grade "A" is but a small percentage of all the milk delivered as the most of the milk sold in New York City is Grade "B." The price at which Grade "B" milk is sold loose to the stores, (/) and the price per quart, (g) at which this milk is sold dipped to the consumer by the stores is included as is (h) the price delivered to hotels and restaurants in can lots. From 1901 to 1915 inclusive, the price of milk to the consumer in Philadelphia was 8 cents per quart. The following table shows for this period the proportion of this 8 cents that went to the dairyman and to the distributor. The price to the farmer is the price f. o. b. Philadelphia. The spread to the dealer in this instance is, therefore, for the costs and profits from the time the milk was delivered to the city until it was delivered to the consumer. Transportation, cooling and hauling costs should be deducted from the price given for the farmer in order to get the net price on the farm. During this period milk was not bought by test. Proportion Of Consumer's Price Of Eight Cents Per Quart That Went To The Farmer And To The Distributor From 1901 To 1915 Inclusive, Philadelphia The average spread to the milk dealer for these fifteen more

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  • English
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