Milk Prices in the UK


The changing price of Milk in the UK, and the proportion paid to the farmers, is shown in the chart below:

Prices shown are per Litre:

Month Retail average Farmer gets Farmers proportion
Jun-01 £0.4092 £0.18703 45.71%
Jun-02 £0.4092 £0.15371 37.57%
Jun-03 £0.4311 £0.16552 38.39%
Jun-04 £0.4531 £0.17300 38.18%
Jun-05 £0.4883 £0.17310 35.45%
Jun-06 £0.4575 £0.16843 36.81%
Jun-07 £0.5015 £0.18093 36.08%
Jun-08 £0.6335 £0.25013 39.48%
Jun-09 £0.6731 £0.22416 33.30%
Jun-10 £0.6643 £0.23857 35.91%
Jun-11 £0.5939 £0.26630 44.84%

Retail Prices per Litre are calculated from the standard 4 pint bottle, at 4 Imperial pints = 2.273 litres.

The above (at June 2010) shows that the farmers share is reducing gradually, from 45% in 2001 down to 36% by 2010.

Data Sources:

 

Notes:

June 2010 £1.51 for 4 pints
June 2011 £1.35 for 4 pints


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