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
24 Nov 2020
428,00 430,00 +2,51%
17 Nov 2020
417,00 420,00 +2,95%
10 Nov 2020
405,00 408,00 +1,75%
3 Nov 2020
398,00 401,00 0,00%
27 Oct 2020
398,00 401,00 +1,78%
20 Oct 2020
390,00 395,00 +1,82%
13 Oct 2020
383,00 388,00 +1,31%
6 Oct 2020
378,00 383,00 +0,40%
29 Sep 2020
375,00 383,00 +0,40%
22 Sep 2020
n.q. n.q. -
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 235 345 381 361 417 388 336 389 +3,28% +15,71%
May 238 363 373 387 427 384 330 383 -1,64% +16,11%
June 253 n.q. 371 404 418 358 339 398 +3,86% +17,22%
July 251 n.q. 380 390 420 345 341 n.q. - -
August 0 n.q. 375 364 - 360 339 n.q. - -
September 233 n.q. 323 345 366 - 340 379 0,00% +11,47%
October 235 358 337 352 376 337 342 390 +2,77% +13,86%
November 234 369 350 379 388 338 343 413 +6,13% +20,69%
December 235 403 347 392 385 342 349
Gen - Nov 237 349 369 365 404 364 339 385
Change (1) +2,61% +47,29% +5,68% -0,92% +10,66% -9,90% -6,76% +13,32%
Gen-Dic 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
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
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
24 Nov 2020
444,00 445,00 +2,30%
17 Nov 2020
434,00 435,00 +3,58%
10 Nov 2020
419,00 420,00 +1,70%
3 Nov 2020
412,00 413,00 0,00%
27 Oct 2020
412,00 413,00 +1,98%
20 Oct 2020
404,00 405,00 +1,25%
13 Oct 2020
399,00 400,00 +1,78%
6 Oct 2020
392,00 393,00 +0,77%
29 Sep 2020
389,00 390,00 -0,76%
22 Sep 2020
392,00 393,00 +3,15%
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 241 345 393 370 396 390 342 388 +1,61% +13,69%
May 243 365 383 401 392 387 333 368 -5,22% +10,59%
June 257 370 380 416 374 365 351 358 -2,79% +2,00%
July 256 363 393 401 385 353 348 361 +0,84% +3,81%
August 250 380 382 376 363 357 345 358 -0,90% +3,77%
September 244 382 362 365 364 337 347 380 +6,15% +9,44%
October 240 377 359 372 375 346 360 402 +5,99% +11,77%
November 243 381 369 402 381 351 362 428 +6,34% +18,16%
December 248 407 361 420 377 355 367
Gen - Nov 244 361 383 379 390 364 348 381
Change (1) -2,56% +48,00% +6,17% -1,12% +3,05% -6,86% -4,21% +9,36%
Gen-Dic 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
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
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
24 Nov 2020
382,00 394,00 0,00%
17 Nov 2020
382,00 394,00 0,00%
10 Nov 2020
382,00 394,00 +0,91%
3 Nov 2020
380,00 389,00 +0,79%
27 Oct 2020
378,00 385,00 0,00%
20 Oct 2020
378,00 385,00 +2,69%
13 Oct 2020
368,00 375,00 0,00%
6 Oct 2020
368,00 375,00 0,00%
29 Sep 2020
368,00 375,00 +1,36%
22 Sep 2020
363,00 370,00 +0,83%
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 285 363 384 371 383 371 381 401 -1,15% +5,18%
May 282 359 373 366 374 376 383 392 -2,12% +2,38%
June 277 366 369 365 365 374 385 388 -1,02% +0,84%
July 274 397 385 354 362 373 397 377 -2,96% -5,10%
August 273 406 406 353 365 375 396 367 -2,72% -7,33%
September 272 417 408 358 369 378 396 365 -0,41% -7,81%
October 270 432 404 364 370 378 396 377 +3,15% -4,92%
November 289 443 399 381 370 378 396 387 +2,82% -2,15%
December 300 452 392 388 370 381 413
Gen - Nov 281 389 392 369 374 374 389 392
Change (1) +20,22% +38,60% +0,78% -5,98% +1,51% +0,01% +3,93% +0,74%
Gen-Dic 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
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
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
24 Nov 2020
443,00 445,00 -1,11%
17 Nov 2020
448,00 450,00 +1,81%
10 Nov 2020
440,00 442,00 +1,15%
3 Nov 2020
435,00 437,00 +1,40%
27 Oct 2020
429,00 431,00 +4,88%
20 Oct 2020
409,00 411,00 +5,13%
13 Oct 2020
389,00 391,00 +1,56%
6 Oct 2020
383,00 385,00 +2,67%
29 Sep 2020
373,00 375,00 +1,91%
22 Sep 2020
366,00 368,00 +4,26%
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 227 327 410 340 355 431 338 395 -0,93% +17,04%
May 232 336 381 405 346 451 332 353 -10,63% +6,25%
June 250 337 376 435 334 391 352 334 -5,35% -5,15%
July 253 328 401 415 339 371 335 332 -0,71% -0,94%
August 239 343 382 373 318 362 328 338 +1,88% +3,05%
September 224 347 369 355 319 349 328 357 +5,50% +8,80%
October 219 338 364 357 329 358 333 404 +13,15% +21,13%
November 220 357 359 374 327 355 336 443 +9,67% +31,60%
December 231 376 342 375 343 355 347
Gen - Nov 228 336 390 367 346 382 337 372
Change (1) -3,50% +47,67% +15,94% -5,95% -5,54% +10,39% -11,84% +10,30%
Gen-Dic 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
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
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
24 Nov 2020
441,00 444,00 -1,12%
17 Nov 2020
446,00 449,00 +1,82%
10 Nov 2020
438,00 441,00 +1,15%
3 Nov 2020
433,00 436,00 +1,40%
27 Oct 2020
427,00 430,00 +4,90%
20 Oct 2020
407,00 410,00 +5,15%
13 Oct 2020
387,00 390,00 +1,57%
6 Oct 2020
381,00 384,00 +2,68%
29 Sep 2020
371,00 374,00 +1,92%
22 Sep 2020
364,00 367,00 +4,28%
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 411 340 355 431 336 394 -0,28% +17,44%
May 381 405 346 451 330 352 -10,79% +6,43%
June 376 435 334 391 350 332 -5,48% -5,14%
July 401 415 339 371 333 330 -0,60% -0,80%
August 383 373 318 362 326 337 +1,89% +3,22%
September 369 355 319 349 326 355 +5,53% +8,96%
October 364 357 329 359 331 402 +13,21% +21,56%
November 360 375 327 355 333 441 +9,70% +32,43%
December 342 375 343 353 343
Gen - Nov 390 367 346 382 335 370
Change (1) - -6,04% -5,57% +10,25% -12,34% +10,42%
Gen-Dic 386 367 346 380 335
Change (1) - -4,90% -5,76% +9,79% -11,80%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
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
24 Nov 2020
445,00 455,00 -1,10%
17 Nov 2020
450,00 460,00 +1,79%
10 Nov 2020
442,00 452,00 +1,36%
3 Nov 2020
436,00 446,00 +1,38%
27 Oct 2020
430,00 440,00 +6,49%
20 Oct 2020
407,00 410,00 +3,42%
13 Oct 2020
390,00 400,00 +1,54%
6 Oct 2020
384,00 394,00 +2,64%
29 Sep 2020
374,00 384,00 +1,34%
22 Sep 2020
369,00 379,00 +4,18%
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 339 418 353 370 447 350 414 +0,99% +18,53%
May 347 389 420 361 465 344 362 -12,73% +5,01%
June 349 384 450 349 405 364 344 -4,77% -5,49%
July 336 409 430 354 385 346 341 -1,02% -1,55%
August 351 390 387 333 376 340 347 +1,83% +2,21%
September 357 377 370 334 363 340 364 +4,78% +6,97%
October 348 372 371 340 364 344 407 +11,90% +18,33%
November 367 372 388 336 356 346 448 +10,17% +29,55%
December 386 356 390 353 369 356
Gen - Nov 348 398 381 360 394 348 382
Change (1) - +14,55% -4,31% -5,46% +9,36% -11,59% +9,52%
Gen-Dic 350 395 382 360 393 349
Change (1) - +12,75% -3,29% -5,72% +9,06% -11,11%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
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
24 Nov 2020
445,00 453,00 -1,10%
17 Nov 2020
450,00 458,00 +1,79%
10 Nov 2020
442,00 450,00 +1,36%
3 Nov 2020
436,00 444,00 +1,38%
27 Oct 2020
430,00 438,00 +4,58%
20 Oct 2020
410,00 420,00 +5,33%
13 Oct 2020
390,00 398,00 +1,55%
6 Oct 2020
384,00 392,00 +2,65%
29 Sep 2020
374,00 382,00 +1,34%
22 Sep 2020
369,00 377,00 +4,19%
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 340 419 351 368 447 346 413 +1,19% +19,61%
May 347 389 418 359 465 340 359 -13,13% +5,51%
June 350 384 448 347 405 360 342 -4,81% -5,14%
July 337 409 428 352 385 343 340 -0,59% -1,03%
August 352 391 385 331 376 338 346 +1,84% +2,52%
September 357 377 368 332 363 338 363 +4,80% +7,36%
October 348 372 369 338 364 342 408 +12,45% +19,40%
November 367 371 386 334 356 343 447 +9,69% +30,39%
December 386 354 388 351 367 353
Gen - Nov 348 399 379 358 394 346 380
Change (1) - +14,47% -4,90% -5,49% +9,97% -12,31% +9,97%
Gen-Dic 351 395 380 358 392 346
Change (1) - +12,63% -3,84% -5,75% +9,64% -11,81%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
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
24 Nov 2020
n.q. n.q. -
17 Nov 2020
n.q. n.q. -
10 Nov 2020
210,00 215,00 +14,86%
3 Nov 2020
n.q. n.q. -
27 Oct 2020
183,00 187,00 0,00%
20 Oct 2020
183,00 187,00 0,00%
13 Oct 2020
183,00 187,00 +1,65%
6 Oct 2020
180,00 184,00 0,00%
29 Sep 2020
180,00 184,00 0,00%
22 Sep 2020
180,00 184,00 -2,15%
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 207 190 170 186 198 204 +5,56% +2,79%
May 216 223 175 188 207 198 -2,76% -4,41%
June 219 251 169 195 208 202 +1,77% -2,89%
July 224 231 154 195 205 201 -0,50% -2,20%
August 222 193 149 187 202 202 +0,75% 0,00%
September 178 174 139 179 190 191 -5,50% +0,47%
October 181 170 136 174 175 184 -3,48% +5,29%
November 190 171 135 183 175 213 +15,33% +21,78%
December 186 173 141 187 176
Gen - Nov 200 196 158 178 195 198
Change (1) - -2,09% -19,61% +12,93% +9,35% +1,67%
Gen-Dic 199 195 157 179 193
Change (1) - -2,22% -19,56% +14,07% +8,33%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
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
24 Nov 2020
317,00 340,00 -2,95%
17 Nov 2020
332,00 345,00 +4,64%
10 Nov 2020
317,00 330,00 +2,54%
3 Nov 2020
309,00 322,00 0,00%
27 Oct 2020
309,00 322,00 +0,96%
20 Oct 2020
306,00 319,00 +7,02%
13 Oct 2020
283,00 301,00 +2,64%
6 Oct 2020
283,00 286,00 +3,64%
29 Sep 2020
273,00 276,00 0,00%
22 Sep 2020
273,00 276,00 +3,78%
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 261 230 212 237 235 257 +6,61% +9,24%
May 281 260 209 252 243 246 -4,00% +1,44%
June 280 280 205 244 252 244 -0,91% -3,17%
July 291 258 203 254 246 244 -0,10% -0,83%
August 286 239 200 265 239 245 +0,51% +2,73%
September 291 233 198 256 234 265 +8,12% +13,21%
October 270 228 195 271 235 301 +13,67% +27,92%
November 261 228 194 263 225 327 +8,43% +45,11%
December 241 222 199 244 233
Gen - Nov 274 239 206 245 239 259
Change (1) - -12,84% -13,52% +18,56% -2,50% +8,71%
Gen-Dic 271 238 206 245 238
Change (1) - -12,32% -13,33% +18,78% -2,61%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
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
24 Nov 2020
304,00 307,00 +1,66%
17 Nov 2020
299,00 302,00 +2,74%
10 Nov 2020
291,00 294,00 +3,54%
3 Nov 2020
281,00 284,00 +3,67%
27 Oct 2020
271,00 274,00 +2,25%
20 Oct 2020
265,00 268,00 +1,91%
13 Oct 2020
260,00 263,00 0,00%
6 Oct 2020
260,00 263,00 +2,35%
29 Sep 2020
254,00 257,00 0,00%
22 Sep 2020
254,00 257,00 +1,59%
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 284 255 272 284 277 287 +5,69% +3,63%
May 288 272 271 302 278 286 -0,26% +3,06%
June 292 274 272 286 271 278 -2,88% +2,68%
July 283 249 243 258 249 256 -7,88% +2,72%
August 273 235 237 272 243 249 -2,69% +2,68%
September 268 232 231 278 236 251 +0,84% +6,29%
October 268 234 229 273 235 266 +5,73% +12,83%
November 269 244 222 271 236 295 +11,21% +25,37%
December 254 251 222 269 245
Gen - Nov 278 248 250 268 262 270
Change (1) - -10,70% +0,76% +7,30% -2,52% +3,36%
Gen-Dic 276 248 248 268 261
Change (1) - -9,98% -0,04% +8,09% -2,91%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
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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