Contents tagged with prices

18 December 2023

The Corn Returns are the longest running domestic price series for grains. The weekly survey shows the average ex-farm prices for wheat, barley and oats as well as the volume of grain traded. Each week on a Monday, data is published for the purchases made during the previous week (Friday to Thursday) and, under the AHDB Order (2008), it is mandatory for buyers of more than 1,000 tonnes of UK grown cereals a year to provide information.

26 January 2023

The weekly international grain price survey helps identify how global markets are reacting to market drivers. Moves in these markets can impact upon global market sentiment and therefore upon the UK market. The information is collected from a selection of industry sources and show the price of grains and oilseeds for export. The prices are mainly quoted as "Free on Board" which means they show the cost of grain and loading, though a few of the prices indicated include insurance and freight. The latest weekly information is published on a Monday.

17 July 2024

Our experts look at how the beef market is expected to perform, using the latest available data

22 December 2023

Futures markets allow grain to be traded on contracts with predetermined prices and delivery dates in the future. The price information is collected from a range of global marketplaces and shows the price trends for a selection of commodities tendered on futures markets. Each morning, Monday through to Friday, the previous end of day settlement price is updated.

7 June 2024

The weekly feed ingredient survey identifies trends in prices for imported and domestically produced animal feed products. The prices are collected from a sample of merchants with the survey showing the indicative value of a selection of products. Each week on a Monday, the Friday spot prices are published for the current month, plus a selection of forward months. In instances where there are less than 7 days remaining in the current month, the following month is collected.

16 July 2024

The weekly delivered cereals and oilseeds price survey is a key indicator of domestic price trends. The prices are collected from a sample of merchants with the survey showing the traded value of bread wheat, feed wheat, feed barley and oilseed rape delivered to consumers. Each week on a Friday, the spot price is published for the current month, plus a selection of forward months. In instances where there are less than 7 days remaining in the current month, the following month is collected.

26 January 2023

The weekly imported price survey helps identify how competitive domestic grain is against imported materials. The prices are collected from a sample of merchants with the survey showing the value of importing feed grains and quality milling wheat into the UK. The prices collected include freight and freight operators' costs. Each week on a Tuesday, the Monday spot prices are published for the current month, plus a selection of forward months. In instances where there are less than 7 days remaining in the current month, the following month is collected.

19 March 2024

The weekly export price survey helps identify how competitive domestic surplus grain is in export markets. In years of surplus, the need to export grain increases and this price survey can be used to display how competitive we are and the likelihood of trade occurring. The prices are collected from a sample of merchants and are quoted as "Free on Board" meaning they show the cost of grain and loading. Each week on a Tuesday, the Tuesday spot prices are published for the current month, plus a selection of forward months. In instances where there are less than 7 days remaining in the current month, the following month is collected.

16 August 2019

Data suggests consumers are less sensitive to butter prices as prices increase

4 June 2019

Sentiment for British food is high, but could Brexit impact shoppers' choices?

4 July 2018

The UK pig meat review shares the latest data on clean pig and sow slaughterings. It provides the latest import and export figures for the quarter and makes projections about the overall market supply situation to create a forecast

18 February 2022

The pocketbook contains details about the size and structure of the industry, plus data on Pig numbers, abattoirs, slaughterings, livestock and meat prices, imports and exports, consumption, feed prices and classification

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