ONS Consumer Prices

Published 16 November 17

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-17

Sep-17

Monthly Change

Oct-16

Annual Change

Block butter (per 250g)

172

166

6

144

28

Spreadable butter (per 500g)

328

313

15

277

51

Margarine/low fat spread (per 500g)

112

155

-43

133

-21

Pasteurised milk (per pint)

43

43

0

43

0

Cheddar (per kg)

734

733

1

707

27

Source: ONS

ONS butter & spreads graph

ONS milk & cheddar graph

 

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