Milk Prices & Contracts

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Milk prices & contracts provides information on farmgate prices, a league table ranking prices paid by the main British dairies based on a standard litre and information on milk price contracts. It also includes market indicators which monitor returns from commodity markets.

Farmgate Prices
Farmgate prices include average prices paid to farmers in the UK, Northern Ireland, GB and the EU on a per litre basis. Data is updated monthly.

League Table and Contracts
League table & contracts shows a monthly milk price league table of the main British dairies and information about milk price contracts.

Market Indicators
Market indicators, including AMPE, IMPE, MCVE and cream income, reflect the returns from the dairy commodity markets  on a pence per litre basis. Data is updated every month.

Wholesale Prices
Wholesale prices collates prices for butter, powders and cheese reported monthly on the UK, EU and world wholesale markets. Fonterra (New-Zealand) auction prices are also available and updated after every auction.

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