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)
AMPE - Jun 2018 33.2ppl +0.4% (mom) 22/07/2018
MCVE - Jun 2018 32.8ppl +1.4% (mom) 22/07/2018
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Jun 2018 £2,320/tonne -1.3% (mom) 22/07/2018
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - June 2018 13.61ppl -1.1% (mom) 22/07/2018
UK Monthly Milk Production - May 2018 1,373m litres -0.1% (yoy) 26/07/2018
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - May 2018 26.76ppl -2.3% (mom) 26/07/2018
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - June 2018 63.17ppl 5.1% (mom) 06/08/2018
  • (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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Dairy Market Update

Latest News & Analysis

  • GB production on trend despite weather

    Although hot and dry weather is currently challenging the dairy industry, the latest GB daily deliveries show that production is yet to drop notably below seasonal expectations. 20 July 2018
  • Straight prices driving concentrate prices higher

    Theoretical concentrate prices, based on how prices of the raw materials have moved, will now be published monthly on the AHDB dairy website. 18 July 2018
  • The potential cost of a drought

    With drought conditions across the country, AHDB looks back at the drought of 1995 to see what we can learn. At the time farmers supported milk yields with bought-in feed, a similar response today would cost the industry an estimated 0.8ppl. 18 July 2018
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