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 - Jan 2017 27.13ppl +3.5% (mom) 27/02/2017
UK Monthly Milk Production - Dec 2016 1,150m litres -4.9% (yoy) 20/02/2017
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - Dec 2016 51.12ppl -1.4% (mom) 30/01/2017
AMPE - Jan 2017 30.5ppl -2% (mom) 27/02/2017
MCVE - Jan 2017 33.7ppl 1% (mom) 27/02/2017
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Jan 2017 9.57ppl -10% (mom) 27/02/2017
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Jan 2017 £1,620/tonne -10% (mom) 27/02/2017
  • (mom) = month-on-month-comparison
  • (yoy) = year-on-year-comparison

Interactive milk price calculator

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Latest News & Analysis

  • Eucolait – Impact of Brexit on dairy trade

    Eucolait, the European Association of Dairy Trade, has just released its position paper on future EU-UK trade relations. Eucolait believes that the UK leaving the EU will cause great damage, economic and otherwise, to both the Union and the United Kingdom, specifically in Ireland. 24 February 2017
  • Müller – new contract, hedging options and farmer reps

    Müller has made changes to its proposed supplier contract and aims to set up a new farmer representative group, following discussions with suppliers and farming unions. 24 February 2017
  • Which EU nations rely on the UK’s dairy custom?

    Previously we revealed that the UK is an important customer for dairy products from the EU as a whole, importing around £2.5bn worth of dairy produce in 2015. In this article we look at which individual Member States the UK is most valuable to. 21 February 2017
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