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 - Aug 2018 33.2ppl 4% (mom) 23/09/2018
MCVE - Aug 2018 33.6ppl +1% (mom) 23/09/2018
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Aug 2018 £2,230/tonne 4% (mom) 23/09/2018
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Aug 2018 13.09ppl +4% (mom) 23/09/2018
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - July 2018 28.56ppl +5.1% (mom) 27/09/2018
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - August 2018 63.66ppl 1.0% (mom) 05/10/2018
UK Monthly Milk Production - July 2018 1,230m litres 0.4% (yoy) 12/10/2018
  • (mom) = month-on-month-comparison
  • (yoy) = year-on-year-comparison

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  • The cost of supporting yields through the summer

    According to the latest data from Kingshay, milk yields per cow per day held up reasonably well through the hot, dry months of May, June and July. However, this was only achieved by farmers using silage stocks, and an increasing amount of concentrate feed. 19 September 2018
  • GB milk production back in line with last year

    Average daily milk production is back in line with a year ago, according to the latest daily deliveries for the week ending 8 September. 18 September 2018
  • EU-Oceania price gap for butter hits 10-year high

    According to USDA data, EU butter prices averaged $6,600 per tonne in August, $1,925 higher than the average for Oceania, the highest premium recorded since the middle of 2007. The question is, how long can such a large disparity be sustained? 18 September 2018
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