EU Farmgate Milk Prices

Published 13 February 17

  • The December EU weighted average milk price stood at €33.05/100kg (28.72ppl), up €1.19/100kg (3.7%) on the previous month. In pence per litre, the price was up on November by 0.21ppl (0.7%). Compared with the previous year, the weighted average EU price for December was up €2.56/100kg (8.4%), this was an increase on the year of 5.96ppl, up 26.2% in sterling terms.
  • The average UK farmgate price in December stood at €30.14/100kg (26.19ppl), which was the second lowest price of any nation in the EU15, above Portugal, in both euro and sterling terms.
  • The EU15 weighted average price stood at €33.52/100kg (29.13ppl) in December, €1.19/100kg (3.7%) up on November, and was €2.43/100kg (7.8%) higher than the December 2015 average.
  • Looking at the top-five milk producing countries for this month (Germany, France, UK, Netherlands and Poland), the average December price was €32.94/100kg which was a €1.60/100kg (5.1%) increase compared with the previous month.

 

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Dec-16 Pence per litre (ppl) Euros/100kg
Cyprus 49.82 57.33
Malta 40.38 46.46
Greece 33.72 38.80
Finland  32.75 37.68
Netherlands 32.59 37.50
Belgium 31.26 35.97
Ireland ** 30.47 35.06
Sweden 30.23 34.79
Italy 29.84 34.34
Austria 29.56 34.02
Luxembourg 29.52 33.97
Germany 29.26 33.67
Denmark *** 29.23 33.63
France 28.44 32.72
Estonia 28.10 32.34
Croatia 27.20 31.30
Poland 26.65 30.67
Bulgaria 26.64 30.66
Romania 26.47 30.46
Latvia 26.43 30.41
Spain 26.41 30.39
United Kingdom 26.19 30.14
Lithuania 25.99 29.91
Portugal 25.43 29.26
Hungary 24.67 28.39
Slovakia 24.59 28.29
Slovenia 24.49 28.18
Czech Rep. 23.48 27.02
Weighted Average EU15 29.13 33.52
Weighted Average EU28 28.72 33.05


 
* Figures are DG AGRI estimations 

** Figures are estimated prices by the Member State

*** Figures are estimations based on LTO

Note: The UK February 2015 and 2016 figures are inflated by retrospective bonuses estimated to be €1.35/100kg (1.03ppl) and €4.29/100kg (3.42ppl), respectively.

 Source: DG Agri 

 EU Farmgate Prices

Source: DG Agri