EU Farmgate Milk Prices

Published 20 July 15

  • The May EU weighted average milk price stood at €30.48/100kg (22.69ppl), down €0.82/100kg (2.6%) on the previous month. Compared with the previous year, the weighted average EU price for May was down €7.05/100kg (18.8%), this was a decrease on the year of 8.83ppl.
  • The average UK farmgate price in May stood at €32.36/100kg (24.09ppl), which was the fifth highest price of any nation in the EU15 after Greece, Finland, Italy and Austria.
  • The EU15 weighted average price stood at €30.98/100kg (23.06ppl) in May, €0.76/100kg (2.4%) down on April, and was €7.23/100kg (18.9%) lower than the May 2014 average.
  • Looking at the top-five milk producing countries for this month (Germany, France, UK, Netherlands and Italy), the average May price was €31.72/100kg which was a €0.65/100kg (2.0%) decrease compared with the previous month.

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May-15 Pence per litre (ppl) Euros/100kg
Cyprus 41.29 55.47
Malta 32.70 43.93
Greece 31.10 41.79
Finland  27.48 36.92
Italy 25.86 34.75
Austria 24.69 33.17
Croatia 24.50 32.92
United Kingdom 24.09 32.36
Sweden 24.06 32.33
Netherlands 23.82 32.00
Denmark 23.34 ** 31.36 **
Germany 22.20 29.83
France 22.06 29.64
Luxembourg 21.97 29.52
Spain 21.82 * 29.31 *
Portugal 21.59 29.00
Ireland 21.40 ** 28.75 **
Poland 21.01 28.23
Slovenia 20.84 28.00
Belgium 20.76 27.89
Slovakia 20.76 27.89
Czech Rep. 20.52 27.57
Bulgaria 19.81 26.62
Hungary 19.11 25.68
Romania 18.26 24.53
Estonia 18.18 24.43
Latvia 16.68 22.41
Lithuania 16.00 21.50
Weighted Average EU15 23.06 30.98
Weighted Average EU28 22.69 30.48

* Figures in italics are DG Agri estimates

** Figures are estimated prices by the Member State

*** Figures are estimations based on LTO

Source: DG Agri 

 EU Farmgate Prices

Source: DG Agri