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)
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - Feb 2019 60.88ppl -0.1% (mom) 08/04/2019
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - Jan 2019 29.86ppl -1.8% (mom) 21/03/2019
AMPE - Feb 2019 29.3ppl -2.9% (mom) 25/03/2019
MCVE - Feb 2019 31.4ppl -0.5% (mom) 25/03/2019
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Feb 2019 £1,610/tonne -5.8% (mom) 25/03/2019
UK Monthly Milk Production - Jan 2018 1,265m litres 2.5(yoy) 25/03/2019
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Jan 2019 9.55ppl +0.4% (mom) 25/03/2019
  • (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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Dairy Market Update

Latest News & Analysis

  • Exports up for key dairy products

    UK exports were up in 2018 for butter, cheese and raw milk. Most of this growth has come from exports to the EU, our main export destination. If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the tariffs these exports could face may disrupt the export situation as it currently stands. 20 March 2019
  • No-deal dairy tariffs announced

    Yesterday (13 March) the UK government announced the import tariffs that it will implement in the event of a no-deal Brexit, including tariffs on butter and selected cheeses 14 March 2019
  • Record February milk production

    UK milk production in February 2019 reached an estimated 1,156 million litres, the highest February production level* for more than 25 years, according to the latest AHDB daily delivery data. 13 March 2019
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