EU Farmgate Milk Prices

Published 19 May 15

  • The March EU weighted average milk price stood at €31.57/100kg (23.49ppl), down €0.29/100kg (0.9%) on the previous month. Compared with the previous year, the weighted average EU price for March was down €7.75/100kg (19.7%), this was a decrease on the year of 10.16ppl.
  • The average UK farmgate price in March stood at €33.54/100kg (24.96ppl), which was the sixth highest price of any nation in the EU15 after Greece, Finland, Italy, Austria and Netherlands.
  • The EU15 weighted average price stood at €31.98/100kg (23.80ppl) in March, €0.37/100kg (1.1%) down on February, and was €7.94/100kg (19.9%) lower than the March 2014 average.
  • Looking at the top-five milk producing countries for this month (Germany, France, UK, Netherlands and Italy), the average March price was €32.82/100kg which was a €0.17/100kg (0.5%) decrease compared with the previous month.

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March 2015 Pence per litre (ppl) Euros/100kg
Cyprus 42.16 56.65
Malta 33.79 45.40
Greece 31.47 42.28
Finland  27.67 37.18
Italy 26.39 35.46
Austria 25.91 34.81
Croatia 25.31 34.01
Netherlands 25.30 34.00
United Kingdom 24.96 33.54
Spain 23.41* 31.46*
Sweden 23.33 31.35
Portugal 23.30 31.31
Denmark 23.04*** 30.96***
Germany 22.91 30.79
Bulgaria 22.83 30.67
France 22.57 30.33
Ireland 22.33** 30.01**
Luxembourg 22.29 29.95
Poland 22.01 29.57
Czech Rep. 21.99 29.55
Slovakia 21.89 29.41
Belgium 21.54 28.94
Slovenia 21.50 28.89
Hungary 21.40 28.75
Romania 20.30 27.28
Estonia 18.69 25.12
Lithuania 17.32 23.27
Latvia 16.64 22.36
Weighted Average EU15 23.80 31.98
Weighted Average EU28 23.49 31.57

 

 * Figures in italics are DG Agri estimates

**Figures are estimated prices by the Member State

***Figures are estimations based on LTO

Source: DG Agri 

 EU Farmgate Prices

Source: DG Agri