EU Farmgate Milk Prices

Published 24 July 14

  • The May EU weighted average milk price stood at €37.81/100kg (31.76ppl), down €0.43/100kg (1.1%) on the previous month. Compared with the previous year, the weighted average EU price for May was up €3.56/100kg (10.4%), an increase of 1.85ppl.
  • The average UK farmgate price in May stood at €38.74/100kg (32.54ppl), which was the tenth highest price of any nation in the EU15 after Finland, Denmark, Greece, Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, Austria, Germany and Luxembourg.
  • The EU15 weighted average price stood at €38.51/100kg (32.34ppl) in May, €0.31/100kg (0.8%) down on April and €3.71/100kg (10.7%) higher than the May 2013 average.
  • Looking at the top-five milk producing countries for the latest month available, March 2014, (Germany, France, UK, Netherlands and Poland), the average May price was €37.36/100kg which was a €0.09/100kg (0.2%) decrease compared with the previous month.

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May-14 Pence per litre (ppl) Euros/100kg
Cyprus 46.92 55.86
Finland  38.68 46.05
Malta 38.37 45.68
Denmark 36.11 43.00
Greece 35.89 42.73
Netherlands 35.27 42.00
Italy 34.95 41.61
Sweden 34.31 40.85
Estonia 33.28 39.63
Austria 33.23 39.56
Germany 32.65 38.87
Luxembourg 32.55 38.75
United Kingdom 32.54 38.74
Belgium 31.92 38.01
Ireland 31.16 37.10
Croatia 30.50 36.31
Slovenia 29.91 35.61
Spain 29.77 35.44
Portugal 29.76 35.43
Bulgaria 29.30 34.89
Slovakia 28.95 34.47
Hungary 28.92 34.43
France 28.75 34.23
Czech Rep. 28.65 34.11
Poland 27.67 32.94
Latvia 26.67 31.76
Romania 25.09 29.87
Lithuania 23.30 27.74
Weighted Average EU15 32.34 38.51
Weighted Average EU28 31.76 37.81

Provisional

Source: DG Agri 

 EU Farmgate Prices

 

Source: DG Agri