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 - Oct 2018 67.05ppl +2.7% (mom) 05/12/2018
UK Monthly Milk Production - Sep 2018 1,155m litres 1.0% (yoy) 14/12/2018
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - Sep 2018 30.63ppl +3.2% (mom) 26/11/2018
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Oct 2018 10.35ppl -14% (mom) 26/11/2018
AMPE - Oct 2018 28.3ppl -11.0% (mom) 26/11/2018
MCVE - Oct 2018 32.7ppl -2.9% (mom) 26/11/2018
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Oct 2018 £1,840/tonne -14% (mom) 26/11/2018
  • (mom) = month-on-month-comparison
  • (yoy) = year-on-year-comparison

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  • UK milk from cheese value languishing behind pack

    In September 2018, the UK's milk from cheese value (MCVE) was sitting fifth out of six countries monitored, ahead of Ireland, but some way behind the indicators for Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany and France. Over the last three years (October 2015 to September 2018), the UK has out-performed Ireland, been on a par with Germany but been significantly behind the other three nations. 14 November 2018
  • GB daily milk production remains steady

    GB daily deliveries for the week ending 3 November were on par with last year, up by just 0.1%. 12 November 2018
  • SMP stocks reduced by half

    Demand for SMP intervention stocks picked up again in the latest tender, with 30,068 tonnes accepted as sold. The minimum price set by the Commission also increased by €20/tonne to €1251/tonne; the highest threshold set this year. 12 November 2018
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