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)
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Aug 2018 13.09ppl +4% (mom) 23/09/2018
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - August 2018 29.73ppl +4.1% (mom) 04/10/2018
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - September 2018 65.12ppl 2.4% (mom) 05/11/2018
UK Monthly Milk Production - July 2018 1,230m litres 0.4% (yoy) 12/10/2018
AMPE - Sep 2018 31.8ppl -4% (mom) 22/10/2018
MCVE - Sep 2018 33.6ppl 0% (mom) 22/10/2018
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Sep 2018 £2,130/tonne -4% (mom) 22/10/2018
  • (mom) = month-on-month-comparison
  • (yoy) = year-on-year-comparison

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Latest News & Analysis

  • Ireland stockpiling cheddar in response to Brexit risk

    UK imports of Irish cheddar are up 16% for Jan-Aug 2018. According to press reports, the increase is the result of Irish processors stockpiling cheddar in the UK as a safeguard against a no-deal Brexit. 23 October 2018
  • Large increase in sales of SMP intervention stock

    Results of the most recent tender for intervention stocks show sales of 26,033 tonnes at a minimum price of €1,231/tonne. This is a large increase on the previous tender and brings the total sales out of intervention to just under 170,000. 19 October 2018
  • The rise of fat-filled milk powders

    Fat-filled milk powder (FFMP) has become more common as butterfat has increased in value. AHDB takes a look at what it is, and how the market has developed. 19 October 2018
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