Market Information

Key statisticsValuePercentage ChangesNext update
(Week Commencing)
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - Dec 2014 27.85 ppl -18.7% (yoy) 02/03/2015
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - Jan 2015 50.04ppl -9.3% (mom) 02/03/2015
UK Monthly Milk Production - Jan 2015 1,193m litres +1.2% (yoy) 09/03/2015
World Butter Wholesale Prices - Jan 2015 $3,438/tonne -5.8% (mom) 16/03/2015
AMPE 2014 - Feb 2015 23.6ppl +21% (mom) 23/03/2015
MCVE 2014 - Feb 2015 25.9ppl +13% (mom) 23/03/2015
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Feb 2015 £1,170/tonne +19% (mom) 23/03/2015
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Feb 2015 6.66ppl +19% (mom) 23/03/2015
  • (mom) = month-on-month-comparison
  • (yoy) = year-on-year-comparison

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Latest News & Analysis

  • Revival in demand lifts AMPE & MCVE

    Increases in wholesale prices for dairy commodities in February have led to strong increases in both AMPE and MCVE. UK wholesale prices increased across the board in February, increasing the value of both indicators. 27 February 2015
  • Fonterra holds its farmgate milk price forecast

    New Zealand (NZ) processor Fonterra has announced it will maintain its forecast farmgate milk price for the 2014/15 season at $4.70 per kilos of milk solids (kgMS); equivalent to 17ppl. 26 February 2015
  • Reduced milk production in New Zealand may help support global prices

    New Zealand has experienced a recent, rapid slowdown in milk production according to industry commentators. This could help to offset the seasonal increases in European milk production which are threatening to limit recent improvements in global prices. 25 February 2015
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