Market Information

This section delivers a variety of dairy industry data, analysis and information to inform dairy related businesses.

Key statisticsValuePercentage ChangesNext update
(Week Commencing)
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - Jan 2019 61.08ppl -2.0% (mom) 04/03/2019
UK Monthly Milk Production - Dec 2018 1,239m litres 1.7% (yoy) 11/03/2019
AMPE - Jan 2019 30.2ppl 10.0% (mom) 25/02/2019
MCVE - Jan 2019 31.6ppl 1.7% (mom) 25/02/2019
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Jan 2019 £1,710/tonne 0.6% (mom) 25/02/2019
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Dec 2018 9.51ppl -7.1% (mom) 25/02/2019
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - Dec 2018 30.69ppl -2.9% (mom) 18/02/2019
  • (mom) = month-on-month-comparison
  • (yoy) = year-on-year-comparison

Interactive milk price calculator

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Dairy Market Update

Latest News & Analysis

  • Gap between EU and Oceania wholesale markets narrows

    Over the last couple of months, the gap between EU and Oceania wholesale butter markets has narrowed. In January 2019, the EU wholesale butter price had an US$838/tonne premium over Oceania prices, the smallest gap between the two price series since March 2018. 19 February 2019
  • Milk forecasting forum Feb-19

    At the recent AHDB milk forecasting forum*, the key conclusion was that milk yields had driven the rise in milk volumes through the autumn and early winter. 13 February 2019
  • GB milking herd shrinks again

    The GB milking herd continues to dwindle, with the head count as of January 2019 standing at 1.77 million, according to the latest data from BCMS. 12 February 2019
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