EU Farmgate Milk Prices

Published 27 March 15

  • The January EU weighted average milk price stood at €32.18/100kg (25.46ppl), down €0.84/100kg (2.5%) on the previous month. Compared with the previous year, the weighted average EU price for January was down €7.82/100kg (19.6%), this was a decrease on the year of 8.63ppl.
  • The average UK farmgate price in January stood at €33.26/100kg (26.31ppl), which was the sixth highest price of any nation in the EU15 after Greece, Finland, Italy, Austria and Denmark.
  • The EU15 weighted average price stood at €32.72/100kg (25.88ppl) in January, €0.76/100kg (2.3%) down on December, and was €7.94/100kg (19.5%) lower than the January 2014 average.
  • Looking at the top-five milk producing countries for this month (Germany, France, UK, Netherlands and Italy), the average January price was €32.75/100kg which was a €0.53/100kg (1.6%) decrease compared with the previous month.

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Jan-15 Pence per litre (ppl) Euros/100kg
Cyprus 45.72 57.80
Malta 36.55 46.20
Greece 33.67 42.57
Finland  32.99 41.71
Italy 28.11 35.54
Austria 27.80 35.14
Croatia 27.32 34.54
Denmark 26.58 33.60
United Kingdom 26.31 33.26
France 26.26 33.20
Ireland 25.89 32.73
Portugal 25.24 31.91
Spain 25.19 31.84
Bulgaria 25.09 31.72
Germany 24.93 31.52
Sweden 24.78 31.33
Luxembourg 24.53 31.01
Slovakia 24.36 30.79
Netherlands 23.93 30.25
Romania 23.74 30.01
Czech Rep. 23.54 29.76
Slovenia 23.45 29.65
Belgium 23.18 29.31
Hungary 22.65 28.64
Poland 22.58 28.55
Estonia 19.63 24.82
Lithuania 18.12 22.91
Latvia 18.03 22.79
Weighted Average EU15 25.88 32.72
Weighted Average EU28 25.46 32.18

 * Figures in italics are DG Agri estimates

Source: DG Agri 

 EU Farmgate Prices

Source: DG Agri