Market Information

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

The challenges many dairy farmers face as a consequence of the current milk price and market volatility are of great concern. AHDB Dairy provides a range of tools and resources to help dairy farmers make informed business decisions during these challenging times #Decisions4Dairy. 
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Key statisticsValuePercentage ChangesNext update
(Week Commencing)
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - July 2016 7.99ppl +25% (mom) 22/08/2016
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - June 2016 46.51ppl 5.5% (mom) 01/08/2016
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - June 2016 19.85ppl -2.3% (mom) 22/08/2016
UK Monthly Milk Production - May 2016 1,313m litres -4.8% (yoy) 25/07/2016
UK Cream Wholesale Price - June 2016 £1,100/tonne +28% (mom) 25/07/2016
AMPE 2014 - June 2016 18.9ppl +12% (mom) 25/07/2016
MCVE 2014 - June 2016 19.6ppl +19% (mom) 25/07/2016
  • (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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Latest News & Analysis

  • Spot milk prices on the rise

    The general feeling from those asked on the AHDB UK wholesale panel is that spot milk prices were trading at around 25-29ppl for the last two weeks of July. 28 July 2016
  • UK self-sufficiency levels

    The EU Referendum vote has brought increased interest in the level of self-sufficiency* in the UK. Defra produce self-sufficiency levels for the main dairy products, which are shown in the chart below. 28 July 2016
  • Could UV help light up milk sales?

    Ultraviolet (UV) light treated milk containing increased levels of vitamin D has been authorised for sale in the EU. This was shortly followed by advice from the UK government suggesting some people may need to boost their vitamin D intake. 28 July 2016
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