Prices of livestock foods: fodder and by-products

This page contains the wholesale prices for fodder and by-products , recorded weekly by the Milan Chamber of Commerce with regard to the following products (description here): The prices recorded over the last ten weeks are listed in the table, while the graph to the side illustrates price trends over the last three years.

The graph below shows the historical comparison between the prices of the foods considered.

Pressed straw

Survey date
Pressed straw
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
11 Dec 2018
108,00 118,00 +2,73%
4 Dec 2018
105,00 115,00 0,00%
27 Nov 2018
105,00 115,00 0,00%
20 Nov 2018
105,00 115,00 0,00%
13 Nov 2018
105,00 115,00 +4,76%
6 Nov 2018
100,00 110,00 +0,96%
30 Oct 2018
98,00 110,00 0,00%
23 Oct 2018
98,00 110,00 +4,00%
16 Oct 2018
95,00 105,00 0,00%
9 Oct 2018
95,00 105,00 +5,26%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1560 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Pressed straw
2003 2008 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 68 58 86 107 78 83 72 95 +14,07% +33,22%
February 68 58 86 110 77 81 72 108 +13,12% +50,70%
March 66 58 86 111 75 81 72 120 +11,37% +67,83%
April 65 56 86 111 74 81 72 123 +2,08% +71,33%
May 65 54 86 111 74 81 72 123 0,00% +71,33%
June 63 54 83 108 73 76 73 81 -33,88% +10,58%
July 69 54 92 82 73 72 70 74 -9,01% +5,29%
August 82 54 95 82 73 72 70 84 +13,64% +19,64%
September 88 54 95 81 77 72 71 95 +13,43% +34,75%
October 99 52 100 78 80 72 71 101 +5,89% +41,69%
November 111 50 103 78 84 72 75 109 +8,10% +44,76%
December 112 50 105 78 83 72 84 112 +2,53% +33,53%
Average 80 54 92 94 77 76 72 102
Change (1) +7,27% -25,81% -7,56% +1,83% -18,35% -0,46% -5,11% +41,35%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) Change % from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

Beet molasses

Survey date
Beet molasses
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
11 Dec 2018
152,00 154,00 0,00%
4 Dec 2018
152,00 154,00 0,00%
27 Nov 2018
152,00 154,00 0,00%
20 Nov 2018
152,00 154,00 0,00%
13 Nov 2018
152,00 154,00 0,00%
6 Nov 2018
152,00 154,00 0,00%
30 Oct 2018
152,00 154,00 +2,00%
23 Oct 2018
149,00 151,00 0,00%
16 Oct 2018
149,00 151,00 +0,67%
9 Oct 2018
149,00 149,00 -1,32%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1490 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Beet molasses
2003 2008 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 104 134 187 194 192 186 163 131 +0,45% -19,35%
February 104 136 187 194 192 178 160 134 +1,71% -16,56%
March 98 139 187 194 192 171 160 138 +3,18% -13,91%
April 95 142 187 193 192 170 160 141 +2,00% -12,19%
May 95 149 187 193 192 170 160 142 +0,71% -11,56%
June 95 152 191 193 192 170 160 143 +1,06% -10,63%
July 95 157 195 192 192 170 159 143 0,00% -9,92%
August 95 158 196 192 192 170 148 144 +0,70% -2,92%
September 95 160 196 192 192 170 140 145 +0,69% +3,94%
October 95 163 195 192 192 170 135 150 +3,56% +11,40%
November 95 163 194 192 192 170 134 153 +1,89% +14,18%
December 95 163 194 192 192 169 131 153 0,00% +17,09%
Average 97 151 191 192 192 172 151 143
Change (1) -11,06% +27,31% +4,27% +0,77% -0,48% -10,21% -12,26% -5,34%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) Change % from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

Dried pulps

Survey date
Dried pulps
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
11 Dec 2018
213,00 215,00 +1,42%
4 Dec 2018
210,00 212,00 0,00%
27 Nov 2018
210,00 212,00 0,00%
20 Nov 2018
210,00 212,00 +0,72%
13 Nov 2018
208,00 211,00 0,00%
6 Nov 2018
208,00 211,00 +0,96%
30 Oct 2018
206,00 209,00 +2,47%
23 Oct 2018
198,00 207,00 +2,02%
16 Oct 2018
195,00 202,00 +0,76%
9 Oct 2018
195,00 199,00 0,00%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1500 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Dried pulps
2003 2008 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 127 257 238 238 180 191 183 199 +2,62% +8,88%
February 126 250 247 243 172 196 185 211 +6,02% +14,04%
March 122 250 249 243 168 190 190 211 -0,06% +11,26%
April 121 239 257 243 162 189 191 212 +0,59% +11,19%
May 118 231 254 243 160 189 191 216 +1,71% +13,09%
June 113 231 253 237 158 196 191 212 -1,74% +11,13%
July 112 226 246 228 159 189 186 208 -1,81% +11,97%
August 121 210 244 221 165 186 186 202 -3,31% +8,24%
September 139 196 245 207 167 180 186 198 -1,74% +6,31%
October 151 179 238 195 167 177 183 201 +1,26% +9,56%
November 164 163 236 184 167 179 182 210 +4,86% +15,52%
December 172 147 233 182 174 182 194 213 +1,07% +9,44%
Average 132 215 245 221 166 187 187 208
Change (1) -5,38% +11,26% +12,38% -9,71% -24,81% +12,40% +0,05% +10,97%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) Change % from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price