ONS Consumer Prices

Published 26 November 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)
Oct-18 Sep-18 Monthly Change Oct-17 Annual Change
Block butter (per 250g) 181 181 0 172 9
Spreadable butter (per 500g) 324 327 -3 328 -4
Margarine/low fat spread (per 500g) 136 157 -21 112 24
Pasteurised milk (per pint) 44 44 0 43 1
Cheddar (per kg) 728 732 -4 734 -6

Source: ONS

ONS butter & spreads graph

 

ONS milk & cheddar graph

 

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