EU Farmgate Milk Prices

Published 22 September 16

  • The July EU weighted average milk price stood at €25.53/100kg (22.10ppl), down €0.24/100kg (0.9%) on the previous month. In pence per litre, the price was up on June by 1.17ppl (5.6%). Compared with the previous year, the weighted average EU price for July was down €4.39/100kg (14.7%), although this was an increase on the year of 0.30ppl.
  • The average UK farmgate price in July stood at €23.55/100kg (20.39ppl), which was the twelfth highest price of any nation in the EU15 after Greece, Finland, Italy, Austria, France, Swedend, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Netherlands and Luxembourg.
  • The EU15 weighted average price stood at €26.01/100kg (22.52ppl) in July, €0.30/100kg (1.1%) down on June, and was €4.57/100kg (14.9%) lower than the July 2015 average.
  • Looking at the top-five milk producing countries for this month (Germany, France, UK, Netherlands and Poland), the average July price was €24.73/100kg which was a €0.30/100kg (1.2%) decrease compared with the previous month.

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Jul-16 Pence per litre (ppl) Euros/100kg
Cyprus 47.59 54.97
Malta 39.67 45.82
Greece 32.48 37.52
Finland  30.73 35.50
Italy 26.52 30.63
Austria 25.27 29.19
France 24.59 28.40
Croatia 24.15 27.89
Sweden ** 23.86 27.56
Spain ** 23.84 27.54
Portugal 23.36 26.98
Denmark ** 22.58 26.08
Bulgaria 21.67 25.03
Netherlands 21.64 25.00
Luxembourg 21.40 24.72
United Kingdom ** 20.39 23.55
Germany 20.28 23.42
Slovenia 20.21 23.34
Poland 20.16 23.29
Slovakia 20.02 23.12
Romania 19.63 22.67
Ireland ** 19.51 22.53
Belgium 19.15 22.12
Czech Rep. 19.01 21.96
Hungary 18.15 20.96
Estonia 17.35 20.04
Latvia 15.33 17.71
Lithuania 14.65 16.92
Weighted Average EU15 22.52 26.01
Weighted Average EU28 22.10 25.53

 * Figures are DG AGRI estimations 

** Figures are estimated prices by the Member State

*** Figures are estimations based on LTO

Note: The UK February 2015 and 2016 figures are inflated by retrospective bonuses estimated to be €1.35/100kg (1.03ppl) and €4.29/100kg (3.42ppl), respectively.

 Source: DG Agri 

 EU Farmgate Prices

Source: DG Agri