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)
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - Apr 2018 27.43ppl -3.7% (mom) 24/06/2018
AMPE - May 2018 33.1ppl +14% (mom) 24/06/2018
MCVE - May 2018 32.3ppl +3% (mom) 24/06/2018
UK Cream Wholesale Price - May 2018 £2,350/tonne +13% (mom) 24/06/2018
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - May 2018 13.77ppl +13% (mom) 24/06/2018
UK Monthly Milk Production - Apr 2018 1,287m litres -0.8% (yoy) 02/07/2018
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - May 2018 60.09ppl 6.1% (mom) 09/07/2018
  • (mom) = month-on-month-comparison
  • (yoy) = year-on-year-comparison

Interactive milk price calculator

The AHDB Dairy Interactive Milk Price Calculator has been created as an online tool to assist farmers in achieving the best milk price possible. By inputting your own data it is possible to produce a calculation specific to your dairy farming business

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Dairy Market Update

Latest News & Analysis

  • Higher retail prices deliver value growth for dairy

    Rising prices led to year on year growth in retail sales value for dairy products, although total purchases saw only a minimal upturn. 15 June 2018
  • 295 billion litres more milk needed by 2030

    The world will be consuming an extra 304 million tonnes of milk (295 bn litres) per year by 2030, according to the latest report from the International Farm Comparison Network (IFCN). 15 June 2018
  • High fat prices expected for some time

    Demand for dairy fats will continue to grow, and production will not be able to keep up with demand. That was the key message from Christophe Lafougère, GIRA Director at the Eucolait conference in early June. 11 June 2018
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