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 - July 2019 1,265m litres +2.5%(yoy) 18/10/2019
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

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Latest News & Analysis

  • Increases in average milk yields due to on farm feeding

    Despite the 2018 drought, average milk yields were above the five-year-average every month from July 2018 to April 2019, peaking at 29 litres/day in February. 19 September 2019
  • Limited supply growth helps keep prices stable

    The recent stability in global dairy markets can be attributed to the limited growth in milk supplies. With little additional supply expected from the key producing regions in the northern hemisphere any growth in milk production will need to come from southern hemisphere regions. 19 September 2019
  • Latest silage results look promising for winter-feeding

    The quantity and quality of this year’s grass silage are looking promising for winter-feeding, according to Trouw Nutrition, which could lead to lower purchased feed costs. 19 September 2019
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