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Dairy Farming

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the average price paid to dairy farmers per litre of milk is; and what the price was on 1 June 2009. (295470)

Average UK prices paid to dairy farmers per litre of milk during 2009 are shown in the table. Daily prices are not collected but the average price for June 2009 was 22.5 pence per litre.

Average UK farm-gate milk price, 2009

Pence per litre

January

25.80

February

24.90

March

24.60

April

23.60

May

22.50

June

22.50

July

22.99

August

23.26

Source: DEFRA statistics, DARD, RERAD.