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

Weekly
Survey date
Italian soybeans
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
31 Mar 2020
391,00 394,00 +2,35%
24 Mar 2020
382,00 385,00 +4,07%
17 Mar 2020
367,00 370,00 -0,27%
10 Mar 2020
368,00 371,00 -0,27%
3 Mar 2020
369,00 372,00 +0,27%
25 Feb 2020
368,00 371,00 0,00%
18 Feb 2020
368,00 371,00 +0,54%
11 Feb 2020
366,00 369,00 0,00%
6 Feb 2020
366,00 369,00 -0,81%
28 Jan 2020
369,00 372,00 0,00%
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
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 225 342 365 349 400 374 346 366 +4,99% +6,01%
February 226 332 374 336 406 381 343 369 +0,61% +7,59%
March 238 337 391 337 412 384 336 377 +2,28% +12,09%
April 235 345 381 361 417 388 336
May 238 363 373 387 427 384 330
June 253 n.q. 371 404 418 358 339
July 251 n.q. 380 390 420 345 341
August 0 n.q. 375 364 - 360 339
September 233 n.q. 323 345 366 - 340
October 235 358 337 352 376 337 342
November 234 369 350 379 388 338 343
December 235 403 347 392 385 342 349
Gen - Mar 230 337 379 340 406 379 341 371
Change (1) +9,68% +46,65% +12,43% -10,17% +19,33% -6,57% -10,00% +8,68%
Average 237 354 367 367 403 362 340
Change (1) +1,47% +49,61% +3,53% +0,15% +9,68% -9,97% -6,18%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2005, 2010, 2015,
where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price

Foreign soybeans

Weekly
Survey date
Foreign soybeans
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
31 Mar 2020
398,00 399,00 +2,31%
24 Mar 2020
389,00 390,00 +4,85%
17 Mar 2020
371,00 372,00 -0,80%
10 Mar 2020
374,00 375,00 -0,53%
3 Mar 2020
376,00 377,00 0,00%
25 Feb 2020
376,00 377,00 0,00%
18 Feb 2020
376,00 377,00 +0,53%
11 Feb 2020
374,00 375,00 0,00%
6 Feb 2020
374,00 375,00 -1,83%
28 Jan 2020
381,00 382,00 0,00%
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
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 232 343 394 363 424 365 353 380 +3,45% +7,51%
February 232 332 397 349 427 370 347 376 -1,05% +8,21%
March 245 333 406 347 412 380 343 382 +1,76% +11,32%
April 241 345 393 370 396 390 342
May 243 365 383 401 392 387 333
June 257 370 380 416 374 365 351
July 256 363 393 401 385 353 348
August 250 380 382 376 363 357 345
September 244 382 362 365 364 337 347
October 240 377 359 372 375 346 360
November 243 381 369 402 381 351 362
December 248 407 361 420 377 355 367
Gen - Mar 237 336 400 353 421 372 348 379
Change (1) - +41,91% +19,12% -11,76% +19,32% -11,78% -6,39% +9,06%
Average 244 364 381 382 390 363 350
Change (1) -3,17% +48,94% +4,83% +0,07% +2,11% -6,81% -3,73%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2005, 2010, 2015,
where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price

Linseed cake

Weekly
Survey date
Linseed cake
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
31 Mar 2020
395,00 413,00 0,00%
24 Mar 2020
395,00 413,00 0,00%
17 Mar 2020
395,00 413,00 -0,25%
10 Mar 2020
395,00 415,00 -1,22%
3 Mar 2020
400,00 420,00 -1,20%
25 Feb 2020
405,00 425,00 -1,19%
18 Feb 2020
410,00 430,00 -0,24%
11 Feb 2020
412,00 430,00 0,00%
6 Feb 2020
412,00 430,00 -0,36%
28 Jan 2020
415,00 430,00 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
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 290 368 395 381 385 371 383 422 +2,07% +10,08%
February 290 364 396 378 390 372 384 419 -0,62% +9,18%
March 286 364 397 377 384 371 381 405 -3,30% +6,51%
April 285 363 384 371 383 371 381
May 282 359 373 366 374 376 383
June 277 366 369 365 365 374 385
July 274 397 385 354 362 373 397
August 273 406 406 353 365 375 396
September 272 417 408 358 369 378 396
October 270 432 404 364 370 378 396
November 289 443 399 381 370 378 396
December 300 452 392 388 370 381 413
Gen - Mar 289 365 396 379 386 371 383 415
Change (1) +23,19% +26,50% +8,40% -4,38% +2,10% -3,90% +3,03% +8,39%
Average 282 393 392 370 374 375 390
Change (1) +19,25% +39,15% -0,19% -5,68% +1,12% +0,19% +4,22%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2005, 2010, 2015,
where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price

Italian soybean meal

Weekly
Survey date
Italian soybean meal
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
31 Mar 2020
454,00 457,00 +1,79%
24 Mar 2020
446,00 449,00 +21,11%
17 Mar 2020
368,00 371,00 +2,78%
10 Mar 2020
358,00 361,00 -0,55%
3 Mar 2020
360,00 363,00 +0,84%
25 Feb 2020
357,00 360,00 -1,38%
18 Feb 2020
362,00 365,00 +0,55%
11 Feb 2020
360,00 363,00 +0,84%
6 Feb 2020
357,00 360,00 -1,38%
28 Jan 2020
362,00 365,00 +1,39%
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
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 212 337 414 333 387 346 349 358 +3,25% +2,43%
February 210 327 418 329 388 386 339 361 +0,77% +6,50%
March 222 323 418 325 369 406 336 399 +10,60% +18,57%
April 227 327 410 340 355 431 338
May 232 336 381 405 346 451 332
June 250 337 376 435 334 391 352
July 253 328 401 415 339 371 335
August 239 343 382 373 318 362 328
September 224 347 369 355 319 349 328
October 219 338 364 357 329 358 333
November 220 357 359 374 327 355 336
December 231 376 342 375 343 355 347
Gen - Mar 215 329 417 329 382 379 341 374
Change (1) -2,74% +53,02% +26,89% -21,19% +16,15% -0,62% -9,98% +9,67%
Average 228 339 386 367 346 381 338
Change (1) -5,11% +48,56% +13,90% -4,82% -5,73% +9,94% -11,27%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2005, 2010, 2015,
where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price

Foreign soybean meal

Weekly
Survey date
Foreign soybean meal
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
31 Mar 2020
452,00 455,00 +2,25%
24 Mar 2020
442,00 445,00 +21,34%
17 Mar 2020
364,00 367,00 +2,81%
10 Mar 2020
354,00 357,00 -0,56%
3 Mar 2020
356,00 359,00 +0,85%
25 Feb 2020
353,00 356,00 -1,39%
18 Feb 2020
358,00 361,00 +0,56%
11 Feb 2020
356,00 359,00 +0,85%
6 Feb 2020
353,00 356,00 -1,39%
28 Jan 2020
358,00 361,00 +1,41%
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
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 415 333 387 346 347 354 +3,28% +1,87%
February 418 329 388 386 337 357 +0,78% +5,94%
March 418 325 369 406 334 395 +10,83% +18,20%
April 411 340 355 431 336
May 381 405 346 451 330
June 376 435 334 391 350
July 401 415 339 371 333
August 383 373 318 362 326
September 369 355 319 349 326
October 364 357 329 359 331
November 360 375 327 355 333
December 342 375 343 353 343
Gen - Mar 417 329 382 379 339 371
Change (1) - -21,29% +16,15% -0,62% -10,51% +9,18%
Average 386 367 346 380 335
Change (1) - -4,90% -5,76% +9,79% -11,80%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

Italian decorticated soybean meal

Weekly
Survey date
Italian decorticated soybean meal
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
31 Mar 2020
462,00 472,00 +1,74%
24 Mar 2020
454,00 464,00 +20,47%
17 Mar 2020
376,00 386,00 +2,70%
10 Mar 2020
366,00 376,00 -0,54%
3 Mar 2020
368,00 378,00 +0,81%
25 Feb 2020
365,00 375,00 -1,33%
18 Feb 2020
370,00 380,00 +0,54%
11 Feb 2020
368,00 378,00 +0,81%
6 Feb 2020
365,00 375,00 -1,33%
28 Jan 2020
370,00 380,00 +1,35%
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
2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 354 422 346 402 359 362 369 +3,62% +1,93%
February 343 426 342 403 402 350 372 +0,74% +6,44%
March 334 426 338 384 421 348 410 +10,27% +17,79%
April 339 418 353 370 447 350
May 347 389 420 361 465 344
June 349 384 450 349 405 364
July 336 409 430 354 385 346
August 351 390 387 333 376 340
September 357 377 370 334 363 340
October 348 372 371 340 364 344
November 367 372 388 336 356 346
December 386 356 390 353 369 356
Gen - Mar 343 425 342 396 394 353 386
Change (1) - +24,00% -19,50% +15,86% -0,59% -10,30% +9,20%
Average 350 395 382 360 393 349
Change (1) - +12,75% -3,29% -5,72% +9,06% -11,11%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for year 2015,
where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price

Foreign decorticated soybean meal

Weekly
Survey date
Foreign decorticated soybean meal
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
31 Mar 2020
462,00 470,00 +1,75%
24 Mar 2020
454,00 462,00 +20,53%
17 Mar 2020
376,00 384,00 +3,26%
10 Mar 2020
364,00 372,00 -0,54%
3 Mar 2020
366,00 374,00 +0,82%
25 Feb 2020
363,00 371,00 -1,34%
18 Feb 2020
368,00 376,00 +0,54%
11 Feb 2020
366,00 374,00 +0,82%
6 Feb 2020
363,00 371,00 -1,34%
28 Jan 2020
368,00 376,00 +1,36%
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
2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 354 423 344 400 359 359 366 +3,66% +1,95%
February 344 426 340 401 402 348 369 +0,75% +6,19%
March 335 426 336 382 421 345 408 +10,68% +18,55%
April 340 419 351 368 447 346
May 347 389 418 359 465 340
June 350 384 448 347 405 360
July 337 409 428 352 385 343
August 352 391 385 331 376 338
September 357 377 368 332 363 338
October 348 372 369 338 364 342
November 367 371 386 334 356 343
December 386 354 388 351 367 353
Gen - Mar 343 425 340 394 394 350 383
Change (1) - +23,88% -20,06% +15,96% -0,08% -11,04% +9,39%
Average 351 395 380 358 392 346
Change (1) - +12,63% -3,84% -5,75% +9,64% -11,81%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for year 2015,
where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price

Sunflower wholemeal

Weekly
Survey date
Sunflower wholemeal
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
31 Mar 2020
200,00 211,00 +1,48%
24 Mar 2020
197,00 208,00 +9,16%
17 Mar 2020
180,00 191,00 0,00%
10 Mar 2020
180,00 191,00 0,00%
3 Mar 2020
180,00 191,00 0,00%
25 Feb 2020
180,00 191,00 -21,56%
18 Feb 2020
230,00 243,00 0,00%
11 Feb 2020
230,00 243,00 0,00%
6 Feb 2020
230,00 243,00 +27,49%
28 Jan 2020
180,00 191,00 0,00%
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
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 187 186 170 144 189 184 +4,56% -2,65%
February 191 184 170 159 203 224 +21,93% +10,14%
March 201 182 170 170 196 193 -13,79% -1,33%
April 207 190 170 186 198
May 216 223 175 188 207
June 219 251 169 195 208
July 224 231 154 195 205
August 222 193 149 187 202
September 178 174 139 179 190
October 181 170 136 174 175
November 190 171 135 183 175
December 186 173 141 187 176
Gen - Mar 194 184 170 158 196 200
Change (1) - -5,29% -7,60% -7,21% +24,41% +1,76%
Average 199 195 157 179 193
Change (1) - -2,22% -19,56% +14,07% +8,33%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

Decorticated sunflower meal

Weekly
Survey date
Decorticated sunflower meal
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
31 Mar 2020
255,00 258,00 +1,99%
24 Mar 2020
250,00 253,00 +8,41%
17 Mar 2020
228,00 236,00 +0,65%
10 Mar 2020
228,00 233,00 -0,86%
3 Mar 2020
230,00 235,00 -0,64%
25 Feb 2020
231,00 237,00 -1,68%
18 Feb 2020
235,00 241,00 -0,42%
11 Feb 2020
237,00 241,00 -1,65%
6 Feb 2020
241,00 245,00 0,00%
28 Jan 2020
241,00 245,00 0,00%
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
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 270 230 217 202 240 242 +3,73% +0,89%
February 268 222 221 220 243 239 -1,40% -1,95%
March 260 218 219 230 233 241 +0,88% +3,26%
April 261 230 212 237 235
May 281 260 209 252 243
June 280 280 205 244 252
July 291 258 203 254 246
August 286 239 200 265 239
September 291 233 198 256 234
October 270 228 195 271 235
November 261 228 194 263 225
December 241 222 199 244 233
Gen - Mar 265 223 219 217 239 240
Change (1) - -15,80% -1,91% -0,80% +9,98% +0,70%
Average 271 238 206 245 238
Change (1) - -12,32% -13,33% +18,78% -2,61%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

Rapeseed meal

Weekly
Survey date
Rapeseed meal
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
31 Mar 2020
279,00 280,00 +1,82%
24 Mar 2020
274,00 275,00 +1,86%
17 Mar 2020
269,00 270,00 +1,13%
10 Mar 2020
266,00 267,00 0,00%
3 Mar 2020
266,00 267,00 0,00%
25 Feb 2020
266,00 267,00 0,00%
18 Feb 2020
266,00 267,00 0,00%
11 Feb 2020
266,00 267,00 0,00%
6 Feb 2020
266,00 267,00 0,00%
28 Jan 2020
266,00 267,00 0,00%
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
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 273 252 251 228 278 263 +7,32% -5,32%
February 278 241 257 244 291 267 +1,43% -8,34%
March 281 237 269 260 282 271 +1,80% -3,79%
April 284 255 272 284 277
May 288 272 271 302 278
June 292 274 272 286 271
July 283 249 243 258 249
August 273 235 237 272 243
September 268 232 231 278 236
October 268 234 229 273 235
November 269 244 222 271 236
December 254 251 222 269 245
Gen - Mar 278 243 259 244 283 267
Change (1) - -12,61% +6,58% -5,65% +16,15% -5,72%
Average 276 248 248 268 261
Change (1) - -9,98% -0,04% +8,09% -2,91%
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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