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)
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Aug 2018 13.09ppl +4% (mom) 23/09/2018
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - August 2018 29.73ppl +4.1% (mom) 04/10/2018
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - September 2018 65.12ppl 2.4% (mom) 05/11/2018
UK Monthly Milk Production - July 2018 1,230m litres 0.4% (yoy) 12/10/2018
AMPE - Sep 2018 31.8ppl -4% (mom) 22/10/2018
MCVE - Sep 2018 33.6ppl 0% (mom) 22/10/2018
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Sep 2018 £2,130/tonne -4% (mom) 22/10/2018
  • (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

  • Milk to feed price ratio under pressure

    The possibility of higher feed costs, combined with milk prices facing some downward pressure, could make it challenging for farmers to realise a return through the autumn and winter months. 16 October 2018
  • Milk to cheese values in the EU

    AHDB has been publishing market indicators for the UK in milk equivalent terms, for a number of years, but how do returns in the UK compare with European counterparts? 16 October 2018
  • GB dairy herd continues to shrink

    As of July 2018, the GB milking herd is down 23,000 head (1.3%) on the year according to BCMS data. 9 October 2018
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