ONS Consumer Prices

Published 25 January 18

Office for National Statistics (ONS) produce monthly average prices for selected dairy products. These come from the Retail Price Index (RPI), which is a measure of the average change from month to month in the prices of consumer goods and services purchased in the UK. They can be monitored on this webpage with historic prices available by clicking the link on the right hand side of the page.

Commodity

Average Retail Price (p)

Dec-17

Nov-17

Monthly Change

Dec-16

Annual Change

Block butter (per 250g)

175

176

-1

148

27

Spreadable butter (per 500g)

340

339

1

296

44

Margarine/low fat spread (per 500g)

144

113

31

142

2

Pasteurised milk (per pint)

45

44

1

43

2

Cheddar (per kg)

733

744

-11

697

36

Source: ONS

ONS butter & spreads graph

ONS milk & cheddar graph

 

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