EU Farmgate Milk Prices

Published 18 August 16

  • The June EU weighted average milk price stood at €25.81/100kg (20.96ppl), down €0.49/100kg (1.9%) on the previous month. In pence per litre, the price was down on May by 0.13ppl (0.6%). Compared with the previous year, the weighted average EU price for June was down €4.33/100kg (14.4%), this was a decrease on the year of 1.40ppl.
  • The average UK farmgate price in June stood at €25.39/100kg (20.62ppl), which was the tenth highest price of any nation in the EU15 after Greece, Finland, Italy, Austria, France, Spain, Sweden, Portugal and Denmark.
  • The EU15 weighted average price stood at €26.36/100kg (21.41ppl) in June, €0.50/100kg (1.9%) down on May, and was €4.43/100kg (14.4%) lower than the June 2015 average.
  • Looking at the top-five milk producing countries for this month (Germany, France, UK, Netherlands and Poland), the average June price was €25.08/100kg which was a €0.39/100kg (1.5%) decrease compared with the previous month. 

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Jun-16 Pence per litre (ppl) Euros/100kg
Cyprus 44.68 55.00
Malta 36.58 45.03
Greece 30.34 37.35
Finland  29.87 36.77
Italy 24.88 30.63
Austria 23.77 29.26
France 23.27 28.65
Croatia 22.87 28.16
Spain ** 22.71 27.96
Sweden 22.71 27.96
Portugal 22.26 27.40
Denmark 21.30 26.22
United Kingdom ** 20.62 25.39
Luxembourg 20.34 25.04
Netherlands 20.31 25.00
Bulgaria 19.98 24.60
Ireland ** 19.09 23.50
Germany 18.86 23.22
Slovakia 18.82 23.17
Slovenia 18.81 23.16
Poland 18.78 23.12
Belgium 18.56 22.85
Czech Rep. 17.89 22.02
Romania 17.56 21.62
Hungary 17.07 21.02
Estonia 16.44 20.24
Latvia 14.44 17.78
Lithuania 13.74 16.91
Weighted Average EU15 21.41 26.36
Weighted Average EU28 20.96 25.81

 * 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 €2.72/100kg (2.08ppl) and €3.30/100kg (2.63ppl), respectively.

 Source: DG Agri 

 EU Farmgate Prices

Source: DG Agri