EU Farmgate Milk Prices

Published 14 June 16

  • The April EU weighted average milk price stood at €27.27/100kg (22.27ppl), down €1.15/100kg (4.0%) on the previous month. In pence per litre, the price was down on March by 0.57ppl (2.5%). Compared with the previous year, the weighted average EU price for April was down €4.18/100kg (13.3%), this was a decrease on the year of 1.15ppl.
  • The average UK farmgate price in April stood at €27.21/100kg (22.22ppl), which was the twelfth highest price of any nation in the EU15 after Greece, Finland, Italy, Sweden, Austria, Spain and Denmark, France, Portugal, Luxembourg and Netherlands.
  • The EU15 weighted average price stood at €27.81/100kg (22.71ppl) in April, €1.13/100kg (3.9%) down on March, and was €4.12/100kg (12.9%) lower than the April 2015 average.
  • Looking at the top-five milk producing countries for this month (Germany, France, UK, Netherlands and Italy), the average April price was €28.07/100kg which was a €1.24/100kg (4.2%) decrease compared with the previous month.

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Apr-16 Pence per litre (ppl) Euros/100kg
Cyprus 44.70 54.74
Malta 35.07 42.94
Greece 31.03 38.00
Finland  30.69 37.58
Italy 25.72 31.49
Sweden 25.45 31.17
Austria 25.14 30.78
Croatia 23.76 29.10
Spain ** 23.63 28.93
Denmark ** 23.26 28.48
France ** 23.22 28.43
Portugal 22.87 28.01
Luxembourg 22.53 27.59
Netherlands 22.46 27.50
United Kingdom 22.22 27.21
Germany 21.02 25.74
Bulgaria 21.00 25.72
Romania 20.24 24.78
Slovakia 20.19 24.72
Poland 19.95 24.43
Belgium 19.66 24.08
Ireland ** 19.66 24.08
Slovenia 19.31 23.64
Czech Rep. 19.24 23.56
Hungary 18.42 22.55
Estonia 17.90 21.92
Latvia 15.92 19.49
Lithuania 15.83 19.38
Weighted Average EU15 22.71 27.81
Weighted Average EU28 22.27 27.27

* Figures are DG AGRI estimations 

** Figures are estimated prices by the Member State

*** Figures are estimations based on LTO

Please note the March milk price for Ireland has now been amended by DG AGRI.

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