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 - Aug 17 1,153m litres +2.4% (yoy) 30/10/2017
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Sep 2017 16.5ppl -0.8% (mom) 30/10/2017
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Sep 2017 £2,830/tonne -1% (mom) 23/10/2017
AMPE - Sep 2017 39.9ppl -0.6% (mom) 23/10/2017
MCVE - Sep 2017 38.5ppl -0.6% (mom) 23/10/2017
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - Jul 2017 27.78ppl +3.9% (mom) 02/10/2017
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - Aug 2017 51.05ppl +3.4% (mom) 09/10/2017
  • (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

  • Butter Retail Price Index up significantly in September

    September’s butter Retail Price Index (RPI) has seen one of the highest monthly increases in recent years, moving up 6.5% compared to August. 18 October 2017
  • EU butter production could rebound 3% in 2018

    With a forecasted increase in milk production and the potential for a higher fat content, EU butter production could increase by 3% in 2018 compared to 2017, according to the latest EU short-term outlook. 16 October 2017
  • Brexit scenario modelling for UK dairy

    The latest edition of AHDB’s Horizon series is now available for download on the AHDB website. The report models the effect of three Brexit scenarios on Farm Business Income (FBI), with scenarios designed to encompass the potential outcomes of the Brexit negotiations. 16 October 2017
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