Prices of livestock foods: Oilseeds and by-products

This page contains the wholesale prices for Oilseeds and by-products, recorded weekly by the Milan Chamber of Commerce with regard to the following products (description here):
For each product, you can see the quotations of the last 10 weeks (table) and the monthly price history (table and graphs).

The graphs below show the historical comparison among the prices of the feed considered.

This page ends with a chart that shows the cost of protein obtained from some of the products listed. The calculation is as follows: market value of the feed / protein titre (as fed) The protein titre for each product is included in the table.
Source of the protein titre used is INEA - Istituto Nazionale di Economia Agraria.

Italian soybeans

Survey date
Italian soybeans
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
16 Oct 2018
336,00 341,00 -0,59%
9 Oct 2018
338,00 343,00 +1,79%
2 Oct 2018
332,00 337,00 -7,08%
25 Sep 2018
n.q. n.q. -
18 Sep 2018
n.q. n.q. -
11 Sep 2018
n.q. n.q. -
4 Sep 2018
n.q. n.q. -
28 Aug 2018
n.q. n.q. -
7 Aug 2018
358,00 362,00 +2,86%
31 Jul 2018
348,00 352,00 +1,74%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1050 )
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
Italian soybeans
2003 2008 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 249 429 511 451 365 349 400 374 -2,96% -6,56%
February 251 455 513 455 374 336 406 381 +1,81% -6,22%
March 250 482 516 475 391 337 412 384 +0,85% -6,91%
April 257 476 518 473 381 361 417 388 +1,11% -6,95%
May 252 n.q. n.q. 458 373 387 427 384 -0,97% -10,01%
June 241 n.q. n.q. 439 371 404 418 358 -6,77% -14,19%
July n.q. n.q. n.q. 427 380 390 420 345 -3,59% -17,76%
August n.q. n.q. n.q. - 375 364 - 360 +4,23% 0,00%
September 256 402 413 325 323 345 366 n.q. - -
October 269 350 420 324 337 352 376 338 0,00% -10,08%
November 282 319 436 339 350 379 388
December 276 285 451 345 347 392 385
Average 258 400 478 413 367 367 403 369
Change (1) +7,58% +26,62% +5,61% -13,54% -11,22% +0,15% +9,68% -9,18%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) Change % from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

Foreign soybeans

Survey date
Foreign soybeans
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
16 Oct 2018
344,00 352,00 +0,43%
9 Oct 2018
344,00 349,00 +2,06%
2 Oct 2018
337,00 342,00 +3,03%
25 Sep 2018
327,00 332,00 +0,61%
18 Sep 2018
325,00 330,00 -4,38%
11 Sep 2018
340,00 345,00 -1,15%
4 Sep 2018
344,00 349,00 -0,86%
28 Aug 2018
347,00 352,00 -4,12%
7 Aug 2018
362,00 367,00 +2,39%
31 Jul 2018
356,00 n.q. +1,71%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1060 )
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
Foreign soybeans
2003 2008 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 253 425 475 447 394 363 424 365 -3,07% -13,91%
February 254 455 471 453 397 349 427 370 +1,16% -13,47%
March 253 476 468 474 406 347 412 380 +2,77% -7,83%
April 260 464 475 464 393 370 396 390 +2,57% -1,64%
May 257 421 512 456 383 401 392 387 -0,71% -1,36%
June 242 431 504 443 380 416 374 365 -5,56% -2,34%
July 243 455 504 429 393 401 385 353 -3,24% -8,20%
August 257 429 479 430 382 376 363 357 +1,01% -1,61%
September 261 410 492 405 362 365 364 337 -5,74% -7,65%
October 278 350 451 - 359 372 375 345 +2,43% -8,04%
November 298 318 453 382 369 402 381
December 296 288 461 376 361 420 377
Average 263 410 479 435 381 382 390 366
Change (1) +5,06% +28,93% -0,77% -9,13% -12,34% +0,07% +2,11% -6,53%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) Change % from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

Linseed cake

Survey date
Linseed cake
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
16 Oct 2018
365,00 390,00 +3,42%
9 Oct 2018
365,00 365,00 -6,41%
9 Oct 2018
390,00 390,00 +3,31%
2 Oct 2018
365,00 390,00 0,00%
25 Sep 2018
365,00 390,00 0,00%
18 Sep 2018
365,00 390,00 0,00%
11 Sep 2018
365,00 390,00 0,00%
4 Sep 2018
365,00 390,00 +0,67%
28 Aug 2018
360,00 390,00 0,00%
7 Aug 2018
360,00 390,00 0,00%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1250 )
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
Linseed cake
2003 2008 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 279 360 509 489 395 381 385 371 +0,30% -3,60%
February 275 384 493 479 396 378 390 372 +0,20% -4,65%
March 270 423 493 474 397 377 384 371 -0,20% -3,45%
April 263 438 485 471 384 371 383 371 -0,17% -3,14%
May 251 438 486 459 373 366 374 376 +1,35% +0,54%
June 245 438 488 443 369 365 365 374 -0,40% +2,47%
July 240 438 487 423 385 354 362 373 -0,27% +3,07%
August 242 438 484 413 406 353 365 375 +0,54% +2,74%
September 262 432 478 395 408 358 369 378 +0,67% +2,30%
October 285 415 467 393 404 364 370 378 0,00% +2,03%
November 301 398 473 393 399 381 370
December 303 390 484 395 392 388 370
Average 268 416 485 435 392 370 374 374
Change (1) -10,08% +45,73% +18,59% -10,32% -9,92% -5,68% +1,12% -0,24%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) Change % from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

Italian soybean meal

Survey date
Italian soybean meal
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
16 Oct 2018
363,00 366,00 +1,11%
9 Oct 2018
359,00 362,00 +1,69%
2 Oct 2018
353,00 356,00 +1,43%
25 Sep 2018
348,00 351,00 +1,16%
18 Sep 2018
344,00 347,00 -2,81%
11 Sep 2018
354,00 357,00 +2,89%
4 Sep 2018
344,00 347,00 -0,86%
28 Aug 2018
347,00 350,00 -6,94%
7 Aug 2018
373,00 376,00 0,00%
31 Jul 2018
373,00 376,00 +1,90%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1340 )
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
Italian soybean meal
2003 2008 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 220 355 444 467 414 333 387 346 +0,68% -10,72%
February 229 366 440 471 418 329 388 386 +11,79% -0,55%
March 226 375 445 480 418 325 369 406 +5,05% +9,88%
April 239 369 444 494 410 340 355 431 +6,22% +21,35%
May 246 357 501 483 381 405 346 451 +4,64% +30,38%
June 222 384 488 456 376 435 334 391 -13,25% +17,14%
July 215 385 480 408 401 415 339 371 -5,10% +9,61%
August 236 344 453 410 382 373 318 362 -2,64% +13,86%
September 234 330 487 393 369 355 319 349 -3,46% +9,49%
October 254 303 492 393 364 357 329 360 +3,10% +9,27%
November 275 301 480 416 359 374 327
December 264 287 471 414 342 375 343
Average 238 346 469 440 386 367 346 387
Change (1) +4,16% +26,45% +5,53% -6,16% -12,37% -4,82% -5,73% +11,00%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) Change % from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

Foreign soybean meal

Survey date
Foreign soybean meal
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
16 Oct 2018
363,00 366,00 +0,69%
9 Oct 2018
362,00 362,00 +0,84%
9 Oct 2018
359,00 359,00 +1,27%
2 Oct 2018
353,00 356,00 +1,43%
25 Sep 2018
348,00 351,00 +1,16%
18 Sep 2018
344,00 347,00 -2,81%
11 Sep 2018
354,00 357,00 +2,89%
4 Sep 2018
344,00 347,00 -0,86%
28 Aug 2018
347,00 350,00 -6,94%
7 Aug 2018
373,00 376,00 0,00%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1350 )
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
Foreign soybean meal
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 444 468 415 333 387 346 +0,68% -10,72%
February 440 471 418 329 388 386 +11,79% -0,55%
March 445 481 418 325 369 406 +5,05% +9,88%
April 445 495 411 340 355 431 +6,22% +21,35%
May 501 483 381 405 346 451 +4,64% +30,38%
June 488 457 376 435 334 391 -13,25% +17,14%
July 480 408 401 415 339 371 -5,10% +9,61%
August 453 410 383 373 318 362 -2,64% +13,86%
September 488 393 369 355 319 349 -3,46% +9,49%
October 492 394 364 357 329 360 +3,15% +9,32%
November 481 416 360 375 327
December 471 414 342 375 343
Average 470 441 386 367 346 386
Change (1) +5,60% -6,15% -12,37% -4,90% -5,76% +10,81%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) Change % from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

Italian decorticated soybean meal

Survey date
Italian decorticated soybean meal
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
16 Oct 2018
372,00 385,00 +2,85%
9 Oct 2018
368,00 368,00 -3,41%
9 Oct 2018
381,00 381,00 +3,39%
2 Oct 2018
362,00 375,00 +1,38%
25 Sep 2018
357,00 370,00 +1,11%
18 Sep 2018
353,00 366,00 -2,71%
11 Sep 2018
363,00 376,00 +2,78%
4 Sep 2018
353,00 366,00 -0,83%
28 Aug 2018
356,00 369,00 -6,69%
7 Aug 2018
382,00 395,00 0,00%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1360 )
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
Italian decorticated soybean meal
2008 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 360 467 473 422 346 402 359 +1,72% -10,65%
February 372 466 494 426 342 403 402 +11,99% -0,31%
March 382 474 494 426 338 384 421 +4,85% +9,63%
April 378 463 504 418 353 370 447 +6,17% +20,82%
May 365 508 491 389 420 361 465 +3,97% +28,84%
June 396 495 464 384 450 349 405 -12,85% +16,12%
July 404 487 416 409 430 354 385 -4,92% +8,92%
August 355 460 418 390 387 333 376 -2,54% +12,93%
September 335 494 401 377 370 334 363 -3,33% +8,76%
October 309 506 401 372 371 340 374 +3,03% +9,94%
November 308 490 424 372 388 336
December 294 477 422 356 390 353
Average 354 483 450 395 382 360 401
Change (1) - +5,29% -6,87% -12,29% -3,29% -5,72% +10,39%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) Change % from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

Foreign decorticated soybean meal

Survey date
Foreign decorticated soybean meal
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
16 Oct 2018
372,00 385,00 +2,85%
9 Oct 2018
368,00 368,00 -3,41%
9 Oct 2018
381,00 381,00 +3,39%
2 Oct 2018
362,00 375,00 +1,38%
25 Sep 2018
357,00 370,00 +1,11%
18 Sep 2018
353,00 366,00 -2,71%
11 Sep 2018
363,00 376,00 +2,78%
4 Sep 2018
353,00 366,00 -0,83%
28 Aug 2018
356,00 369,00 -6,69%
7 Aug 2018
382,00 395,00 0,00%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1370 )
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
Foreign decorticated soybean meal
2008 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 353 468 474 423 344 400 359 +2,31% -10,20%
February 369 468 494 426 340 401 402 +11,99% +0,19%
March 378 475 494 426 336 382 421 +4,85% +10,20%
April 375 463 504 419 351 368 447 +6,17% +21,48%
May 362 509 491 389 418 359 465 +3,97% +29,56%
June 396 495 465 384 448 347 405 -12,85% +16,79%
July 406 487 416 409 428 352 385 -4,92% +9,54%
August 355 460 418 391 385 331 376 -2,54% +13,62%
September 333 494 401 377 368 332 363 -3,33% +9,42%
October 307 507 402 372 369 338 374 +3,03% +10,59%
November 305 491 424 371 386 334
December 291 478 422 354 388 351
Average 352 484 451 395 380 358 401
Change (1) - +5,11% -6,91% -12,34% -3,84% -5,75% +11,01%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) Change % from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

Sunflower wholemeal

Survey date
Sunflower wholemeal
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
16 Oct 2018
173,00 174,00 0,00%
9 Oct 2018
173,00 174,00 +1,17%
2 Oct 2018
171,00 172,00 -1,72%
25 Sep 2018
174,00 175,00 -2,24%
18 Sep 2018
178,00 179,00 -1,65%
11 Sep 2018
181,00 182,00 0,00%
4 Sep 2018
181,00 182,00 -2,68%
28 Aug 2018
186,00 187,00 0,00%
7 Aug 2018
186,00 187,00 -1,58%
31 Jul 2018
189,00 190,00 -1,04%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1310 )
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
Sunflower wholemeal
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 238 171 187 186 170 144 +2,40% -15,12%
February 254 177 191 184 170 159 +10,34% -6,62%
March 256 198 201 182 170 170 +7,17% +0,07%
April 253 211 207 190 170 186 +9,48% +9,56%
May 260 214 216 223 175 188 +0,81% +7,16%
June 265 218 219 251 169 195 +3,99% +15,88%
July 263 219 224 231 154 195 -0,08% +26,69%
August 242 219 222 193 149 187 -4,41% +25,17%
September 194 187 178 174 139 179 -4,02% +29,01%
October 159 164 181 170 136 173 -3,45% +26,90%
November 167 172 190 171 135
December 170 174 186 173 141
Average 226 193 199 195 157 178
Change (1) +9,61% -14,66% +3,25% -2,22% -19,56% +11,09%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) Change % from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

Decorticated sunflower meal

Survey date
Decorticated sunflower meal
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
16 Oct 2018
272,00 281,00 -1,07%
9 Oct 2018
272,00 287,00 +6,88%
2 Oct 2018
255,00 268,00 +1,95%
25 Sep 2018
250,00 263,00 +1,18%
18 Sep 2018
247,00 260,00 -1,17%
11 Sep 2018
250,00 263,00 -0,58%
4 Sep 2018
253,00 263,00 -1,90%
28 Aug 2018
258,00 268,00 -1,50%
7 Aug 2018
261,00 273,00 +1,14%
31 Jul 2018
258,00 270,00 +2,13%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1320 )
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
Decorticated sunflower meal
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 317 252 270 230 217 202 +1,09% -7,14%
February 306 247 268 222 221 220 +9,18% -0,23%
March 301 267 260 218 219 230 +4,32% +4,91%
April 303 281 261 230 212 237 +3,43% +11,97%
May 332 277 281 260 209 252 +5,95% +20,22%
June 342 274 280 280 205 244 -3,08% +18,76%
July 332 262 291 258 203 254 +4,29% +25,22%
August 312 255 286 239 200 265 +4,25% +32,72%
September 290 258 291 233 198 256 -3,35% +29,68%
October 283 255 270 228 195 273 +6,39% +39,60%
November 276 256 261 228 194
December 263 260 241 222 199
Average 304 262 271 238 206 242
Change (1) +14,15% -13,76% +3,24% -12,32% -13,33% +16,32%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) Change % from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

Rapeseed meal

Survey date
Rapeseed meal
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
16 Oct 2018
270,00 273,00 0,00%
9 Oct 2018
270,00 273,00 -1,09%
2 Oct 2018
273,00 276,00 -0,72%
25 Sep 2018
275,00 278,00 -0,72%
18 Sep 2018
277,00 280,00 0,00%
11 Sep 2018
277,00 280,00 0,00%
4 Sep 2018
277,00 280,00 +1,09%
28 Aug 2018
274,00 277,00 +2,61%
7 Aug 2018
267,00 270,00 +1,13%
31 Jul 2018
264,00 267,00 +2,71%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1290 )
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
Rapeseed meal
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 327 310 273 252 251 228 +2,82% -9,13%
February 326 299 278 241 257 244 +7,24% -4,78%
March 328 309 281 237 269 260 +6,45% -3,26%
April 344 317 284 255 272 284 +9,04% +4,16%
May 366 316 288 272 271 302 +6,53% +11,36%
June 373 313 292 274 272 286 -5,30% +5,05%
July 309 272 283 249 243 258 -9,83% +6,13%
August 258 240 273 235 237 272 +5,47% +15,01%
September 252 236 268 232 231 278 +2,21% +20,22%
October 259 239 268 234 229 273 -1,98% +19,26%
November 284 248 269 244 222
December 319 255 254 251 222
Average 314 280 276 248 248 268
Change (1) +7,75% -10,70% -1,52% -9,98% -0,04% +5,92%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) Change % from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price
The values presented in the following chart show the cost of 1000 g (1kg) of protein obtained from the raw materials considered.
Example: the value of Italian soybean extraction meal 44% on January 2013 was equal to 1.02. This means that the price of 1000 g of protein provided by Italian soybean extraction meal 44% was in that month of €1,02.
Feed Protein Content
% as fed
Rapeseed extraction meal 34.4
Whole grain sunflower extraction meal 24.0
Decorticated sunflower extraction meal 33.6
Foreign soybean extraction meal 44% 43.4
Italian soybean extraction meal 44% 43.4
Foreign decorticated soybean extraction meal 49.0
Italian decorticated soybean extraction meal 49.0
Chart realized with the contribution of Dr. Roberto Preti, Veterinary Physician.
Data taken from page Feed composition analysis visit the page »
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