ONS Consumer Prices

Published 13 June 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)
May-18 Apr-18 Monthly Change May-17 Annual Change
Block butter (per 250g) 181 180 1 149 32
Spreadable butter (per 500g) 333 315 18 285 48
Margarine/low fat spread (per 500g) 131 154 -23 131 0
Pasteurised milk (per pint) 44 44 0 43 1
Cheddar (per kg) 717 738 -21 704 13

Source: ONS

ONS butter & spreads graph

 

ONS milk & cheddar graph

 

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