Market Information

Key statisticsValuePercentage ChangesNext update
(Week Commencing)
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - Oct 2015 24.23ppl 2.6% (mom) 30/11/2015
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Nov 2015 5.31ppl 3% (mom) 21/12/2015
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - Oct 2015 45.02ppl 0.2% (mom) 05/12/2015
AMPE 2014 - Nov 2015 16.2ppl 10% (mom) 21/12/2015
MCVE 2014 - Nov 2015 19.1ppl 8% (mom) 21/12/2015
UK Cream Wholesale Price Nov 2015 £970/tonne 3% (mom) 21/12/2015
UK Monthly Milk Production - Oct 2015 1,193m litres 3.1% (yoy) 03/12/2015
  • (mom) = month-on-month-comparison
  • (yoy) = year-on-year-comparison

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Latest News & Analysis

  • First Milk turnaround progress

    First Milk (FM) has announced a £1.1m operating profit for the first six months of the year, ending 30 September 2015. This compares with a £7.6m loss for the same period last year. FM anticipate results for the second six months to March 2016 will show a positive operating profit, giving an overall profit for the year. FM also report that debt has continued to reduce, and at the end of September 2015 was £46.1m, compared to £60.7m as at March 2015. 26 November 2015
  • Expensive water threatens Australian milk production

    The price of purchasing water in northern Victoria in Australia could result in dairy businesses becoming unviable. 26 November 2015
  • Scottish processing can’t keep up with milk production

    The increase in milk production in Scotland over the last three years has exceeded the rise in dairy processing in the country. According to Defra, over the last three years milk production in Scotland has increased by more than 170m litres of milk per annum. AHDB estimates that, over the same time period, processing has only risen by around 90m litres. 26 November 2015
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