UK human and industrial cereal usage

Updated 06 June 2024
This information shows the use of cereals by flour millers, brewers maltsters and distillers (monthly) and oat millers (quarterly) in the UK. It is used to produce the UK cereals supply and demand estimates.

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Due to rounding, totals may not agree with the sum of the individual items. (1) Including starch and bioethanol; (2) % change relates to the same period in the previous year; (3) As at end-Apr 2024. 

*Please note there are 53 weeks in the statistical year 2024. In order to incorporate the change January 24 was increased to a 5 week period compared to 4 weeks in 2023. Please take this into consideration when comparing datasets.

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Next update scheduled for 4th July 2024

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UK Flour Millers cereal usage

UK Brewers, Maltsters and Distillers cereal usage

UK Oat Millers cereal usage

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