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)
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - Mar 2019 62.02ppl +2.3% (mom) 06/05/2019
AMPE - Mar 2019 28.3ppl -3.5% (mom) 22/04/2019
MCVE - Mar 2019 30.8ppl -1.9% (mom) 22/04/2019
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Feb 2019 £1,510/tonne -6.2% (mom) 22/04/2019
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Feb 2019 8.98ppl -6.0% (mom) 22/04/2019
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - Feb 2019 29.28ppl -1.4% (mom) 22/04/2019
UK Monthly Milk Production - Jan 2018 1,265m litres 2.5(yoy) 25/03/2019
  • (mom) = month-on-month-comparison
  • (yoy) = year-on-year-comparison

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Latest News & Analysis

  • Mozzarella-Filling the Brexit void

    Under a no-deal scenario, the UK would face the EU common external tariff on any exports sent to the EU. For mozzarella, this means a tariffs of €185.20/100kg, approximately 45% of the value of the product. As a result, the majority of UK mozzarella would be unable to compete on EU markets. 18 April 2019
  • Lower food prices keep consumer price index constant

    The consumer price index (CPI) in the UK for March 2019 was 1.9%. Lower food prices offset increases in petrol costs to leave the index unchanged on the month. 18 April 2019
  • GB milk production update: week ending 6 April 19

    Average daily milk production rose by 0.6% for the week ending 6 April 2019. Production is now running above of our latest forecast and 4.9% above the same time last year, equivalent to 1.7ml per day. 16 April 2019
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