ONS Consumer Prices

Published 23 March 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)
Feb-18 Jan-18 Monthly Change Feb-17 Annual Change
Block butter (per 250g) 181 177 4 147 34
Spreadable butter (per 500g) 320 326 -6 297 23
Margarine/low fat spread (per 500g) 129 132 -3 136 -7
Pasteurised milk (per pint) 44 45 -1 43 1
Cheddar (per kg) 748 746 2 707 41

Source: ONS

ONS butter & spreads graph

 

ONS milk & cheddar graph

 

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