Market Information

This section delivers a variety of dairy industry data, analysis and information to inform dairy related businesses.

Key statisticsValuePercentage ChangesNext update
(Week Commencing)
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Sep 2019 £1,590/tonne +14% (mom) 21/10/2019
AMPE - Sep 2019 29.7ppl +7.5% (mom) 21/10/2019
MCVE - Sep 2019 29.9ppl -0.1% (mom) 21/10/2019
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Sep 2019 8.86ppl +14% (mom) 21/10/2019
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - August 2019 28.80ppl +1.5% (mom) 07/10/2019
UK Monthly Milk Production - July 2019 1,265m litres +2.5%(yoy) 18/10/2019
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - September 2019 62.65ppl -1.6% (mom) 05/11/2019
  • (mom) = month-on-month-comparison
  • (yoy) = year-on-year-comparison

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Latest News & Analysis

  • Falling by-product prices weigh on cheese returns

    The mild cheddar price has been at £2,830/tonne for the last six months. Despite this, the return processors get for producing that cheddar has been declining, due to the decreasing value of the by-products. 9 October 2019
  • Updates to no-deal dairy tariffs announced

    On 8 October, the UK government announced revisions to the temporary tariff schedule which would apply to imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit. For dairy, further import tariffs have been announced on some cheeses. The addition of the new codes means around 17% of all UK dairy imports would be subject to a tariff in the event of a no-deal. 9 October 2019
  • US to impose higher tariffs on EU dairy products

    The World Trade Organisation (WTO) have announced that the United States would be allowed to apply up to $7.5 billion of retaliatory tariffs a year on products imported from the EU. These additional tariffs will be implemented from the 18 October. UK exports of cheese and butter will be the most impacted by the implementation of the tariffs. 4 October 2019
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