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 - July 2019 28.50ppl +1.8% (mom) 23/09/2019
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Aug 2019 £1,400/tonne -0.7% (mom) 22/09/2019
AMPE - Aug 2019 27.7ppl -0.7% (mom) 22/09/2019
MCVE - Aug 2019 29.9ppl -0.3% (mom) 22/09/2019
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Aug 2019 7.78ppl -0.5% (mom) 22/09/2019
UK Monthly Milk Production - June 2019 1,288m litres +1.5%(yoy) 13/09/2019
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - August2019 63.68ppl 1.0% (mom) 02/10/2019
  • (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

  • China’s uncertain demand for dairy imports

    During the first half of 2019, China’s dairy imports increased by 26% year on year. The reasons for this are unclear however, leading to some uncertainty over how import demand may develop in the second half of the year. 18 September 2019
  • Dairy market outlook - autumn 2019

    Limited growth in milk supplies in the second half of the year points to relatively stable dairy markets at both a global and domestic level. However, some risks to this stability are developing from trade tensions, weakening currencies and a potential no-deal Brexit. 11 September 2019
  • Shrinking milk herd limits replacement stock availability

    The number of freshly calved dairy cattle going through auction markets has been steadily declining since the start of last year. A shrinking milking herd and a smaller pool of replacement livestock is likely limiting supplies of available cattle. 5 September 2019
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