ONS Consumer Prices

Published 29 January 19

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-18 Nov-18 Monthly Change Dec-17 Annual Change
Block butter (per 250g) 181 180 1 175 6
Spreadable butter (per 500g) 335 309 26 340 -5
Margarine/low fat spread (per 500g) 161 143 18 144 17
Pasteurised milk (per pint) 44 44 0 45 -1
Cheddar (per kg) 713 710 3 733 -20

Source: ONS

ONS butter & spreads graph

 

ONS milk & cheddar graph

 

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