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 Milk Production - Sep 2017 1,100m litres +3.0% (yoy) 27/11/2017
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - Sep 2017 30.13ppl +3.9% (mom) 27/11/2017
AMPE - Nov 2017 29.2ppl -11% (mom) 18/12/2017
MCVE - Nov 2017 34.9ppl -5% (mom) 18/12/2017
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Nov 2017 £2,100/tonne -4% (mom) 18/12/2017
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - Oct 2017 53.54ppl -0.1% (mom) 18/12/2017
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Nov 2017 12.3ppl -4% (mom) 01/01/2018
  • (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

  • Defra revise production figures

    Defra have released revised UK milk production figures for September and October 2017, with October production now reported to be 1,155 million litres. This is in line with the AHDB estimate and a 4.2% increase on October 2016. 12 December 2017
  • GDT: Fats fall but powders rally

    The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index rose 0.4% at the 5 December event, breaking a 4-event run of declines. This increase was led by powders, with WMP and SMP both up and accounting for about three quarters of volume sold. 5 December 2017
  • Milk Price Calculator upgrade provides easy price comparison for alternative systems

    The Milk Price Calculator has been upgraded to support farmers in making decisions about their herd's calving patterns. New features makes it easier to compare how prices will be affected by any changes to their production system. 5 December 2017
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