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 Monthly Farmgate Prices - Nov 2016 25.62ppl +6.0% (mom) 23/01/2017
UK Monthly Milk Production - Nov 2016 1,079m litres -7.3% (yoy) 23/01/2017
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - Nov 2016 52.29ppl +5.5% (mom) 09/01/2017
AMPE - Dec 2016 31.0ppl -3% (mom) 22/01/2017
MCVE - Dec 2016 33.5ppl -0% (mom) 22/01/2017
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Dec 2016 10.6ppl -9% (mom) 23/01/2017
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Dec 2016 £1,800/tonne -10% (mom) 22/01/2017
  • (mom) = month-on-month-comparison
  • (yoy) = year-on-year-comparison

Interactive milk price calculator

The AHDB Dairy Interactive Milk Price Calculator has been created as an online tool to assist farmers in achieving the best milk price possible. By inputting your own data it is possible to produce a calculation specific to your dairy farming business

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Latest News & Analysis

  • No SMP sold in latest EU tender – what’s the impact?

    The latest (third) tender process for the sale of SMP sitting in intervention saw bids for nearly 7.5k tonnes of product but nothing sold. 20 January 2017
  • Global production peak at 3-year low

    Milk production from the five main exporting nations has recorded its lowest October peak in three years. Global milk supplies normally increase in October due to the timing of Oceania’s peak production period. This year, however, New Zealand (NZ) has seen their lowest peak since 2012 while Australia is currently running at a 9-year low. 19 January 2017
  • Forward prices still showing a premium

    AHDB Dairy’s Forward Market Performance (FMP) indicator is continuing to show a premium over current prices. The latest numbers show that, despite wholesale prices increasing over the last few months, those trading futures still believe demand will outstrip supply in the spring. 18 January 2017
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