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13 November 2019

It’s often difficult to marry up milk price changes quoted by companies based on standard litres, and the official average milk price paid in the UK, as quoted by Defra. September was no exception, with the Defra average put at 29.68ppl, up 0.88ppl on August, and ahead of the vast majority of “standard litre” prices quoted in our own milk price calculator. So, why the difference?

13 November 2019

Cheese imports into Japan have been increasing year-on-year since 2014

7 November 2019

During the Q3, the number of calves born to dairy dams increase by 0.4% compared to last year.

6 November 2019

How much consumer demand changes differs across products, and will depend on the size of the price change as well as how important the price is in the decision to purchase the good.

5 November 2019

Defra has now released the most recent set of accounts for Farm Business Income in England.

5 November 2019

October returns for processors making butter and SMP exceeded returns for producing mild Cheddar for the first time in 16 months

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For further information please view our monthly Dairy Snapshot, an at-a-glance update on the latest trends in the dairy markets.

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