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 - Feb 2018 29.64ppl -2.4% (mom) 16/04/2018
AMPE - Mar 2018 26.7ppl -1% (mom) 22/04/2018
MCVE - Mar 2018 31.0ppl -1% (mom) 22/04/2018
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Mar 2018 £1,930/tonne +19% (mom) 22/04/2018
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Mar 2018 11.25ppl +19% (mom) 22/04/2018
UK Monthly Milk Production - Feb 2018 1,132m litres +1.2% (yoy) 30/04/2018
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - Mar 2018 55.66ppl -2.5% (mom) 14/05/2018
  • (mom) = month-on-month-comparison
  • (yoy) = year-on-year-comparison

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Latest News & Analysis

  • UK farmgate higher than EU when markets are low

    Compared to key EU counterparts, average UK farmgate prices tend to occupy the top spot in a league table when markets are low. The graph below shows the UK farmgate position compared to key EU counterparts and AMPE. 20 April 2018
  • Müller Direct farmers to be offered fixed price option

    Supported by a long term partnership with Lidl, Müller Direct farmers are to be offered the option of fixing a long term price for a portion of their milk from June 2018. 20 April 2018
  • All prices up in latest GDT

    The 17 April Global Dairy Trade (GDT) event concluded with the auction’s first positive result since 6 February, with the overall price index up 2.7%. All products on offer had positive changes in price index. 18 April 2018
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