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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: 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.

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.
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Italian soybeans
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   6 Aug 2019
338,00 340,00 -0,88%
Tuesday   30 Jul 2019
341,00 343,00 0,00%
Tuesday   23 Jul 2019
341,00 343,00 +0,29%
Tuesday   16 Jul 2019
340,00 342,00 +0,59%
Tuesday   9 Jul 2019
338,00 340,00 0,00%
Tuesday   2 Jul 2019
338,00 340,00 -0,59%
Tuesday   25 Jun 2019
340,00 342,00 0,00%
Tuesday   18 Jun 2019
340,00 342,00 +2,10%
Wednesday   12 Jun 2019
333,00 335,00 -2,05%
Tuesday   4 Jun 2019
340,00 342,00 +2,10%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1050 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Italian soybeans


€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Italian soybeans
2004 2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 296 329 451 365 349 400 374 346 +1,17% -7,56%
February 297 347 455 374 336 406 381 343 -0,87% -9,99%
March 331 340 475 391 337 412 384 336 -1,82% -12,38%
April 348 377 473 381 361 417 388 336 +0,04% -13,30%
May n.q. 401 458 373 387 427 384 330 -1,98% -14,18%
June n.q. 389 439 371 404 418 358 339 +2,88% -5,30%
July n.q. 364 427 380 390 420 345 341 +0,40% -1,39%
August n.q. 374 n.q. 375 364 - 360 339 -0,47% -5,83%
September n.q. 322 325 323 345 366 -
October 219 319 324 337 352 376 337
November 228 323 339 350 379 388 338
December 222 338 345 347 392 385 342
Average 277 352 413 367 367 403 362 339
Change (1) +52,68% +27,01% +17,31% -11,22% +0,15% +9,68% -9,97% -8,98%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2004, 2009, 2014, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Foreign soybeans
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   6 Aug 2019
344,00 345,00 -0,86%
Tuesday   30 Jul 2019
347,00 348,00 0,00%
Tuesday   23 Jul 2019
347,00 348,00 0,00%
Tuesday   16 Jul 2019
347,00 348,00 0,00%
Tuesday   9 Jul 2019
347,00 348,00 0,00%
Tuesday   2 Jul 2019
347,00 348,00 -2,25%
Tuesday   25 Jun 2019
355,00 356,00 +1,14%
Tuesday   18 Jun 2019
351,00 352,00 +2,03%
Wednesday   12 Jun 2019
344,00 345,00 -1,99%
Tuesday   4 Jun 2019
351,00 352,00 +2,93%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1060 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Foreign soybeans


€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Foreign soybeans
2004 2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 309 328 447 394 363 424 365 353 -0,42% -3,35%
February 304 348 453 397 349 427 370 347 -1,70% -6,09%
March 334 340 474 406 347 412 380 343 -1,08% -9,61%
April 352 375 464 393 370 396 390 342 -0,51% -12,32%
May 342 399 456 383 401 392 387 333 -2,56% -13,96%
June 294 388 443 380 416 374 365 351 +5,41% -3,97%
July 271 363 429 393 401 385 353 348 -0,93% -1,68%
August 260 376 430 382 376 363 357 345 -0,86% -3,50%
September 245 337 405 362 365 364 337
October 230 332 n.q. 359 372 375 346
November 234 330 382 369 402 381 351
December 227 340 376 361 420 377 355
Average 283 355 435 381 382 390 363 345
Change (1) - +25,13% +22,65% -12,34% +0,07% +2,11% -6,81% -7,25%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2009, 2014, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Linseed cake
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   6 Aug 2019
378,00 413,00 -1,86%
Tuesday   30 Jul 2019
393,00 413,00 0,00%
Tuesday   23 Jul 2019
393,00 413,00 +2,54%
Tuesday   16 Jul 2019
383,00 403,00 0,00%
Tuesday   9 Jul 2019
383,00 403,00 0,00%
Tuesday   2 Jul 2019
383,00 403,00 +2,08%
Tuesday   25 Jun 2019
375,00 395,00 0,00%
Tuesday   18 Jun 2019
375,00 395,00 0,00%
Wednesday   12 Jun 2019
375,00 395,00 0,00%
Tuesday   4 Jun 2019
375,00 395,00 0,00%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1250 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Linseed cake


€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Linseed cake
2004 2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 313 390 489 395 381 385 371 383 +0,68% +3,27%
February 318 386 479 396 378 390 372 384 +0,20% +3,26%
March 318 385 474 397 377 384 371 381 -0,88% +2,56%
April 316 385 471 384 371 383 371 381 +0,10% +2,83%
May 313 385 459 373 366 374 376 383 +0,56% +2,03%
June 296 385 443 369 365 365 374 385 +0,49% +2,94%
July 276 384 423 385 354 362 373 397 +3,12% +6,43%
August 285 383 413 406 353 365 375 396 -0,38% +5,47%
September 286 364 395 408 358 369 378
October 289 354 393 404 364 370 378
November 290 360 393 399 381 370 378
December 290 368 395 392 388 370 381
Average 299 377 435 392 370 374 375 385
Change (1) +49,03% +26,21% +15,28% -9,92% -5,68% +1,12% +0,19% +3,45%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2004, 2009, 2014, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Italian soybean meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   6 Aug 2019
329,00 332,00 -0,90%
Tuesday   30 Jul 2019
332,00 335,00 0,00%
Tuesday   23 Jul 2019
332,00 335,00 0,00%
Tuesday   16 Jul 2019
332,00 335,00 -0,60%
Tuesday   9 Jul 2019
334,00 337,00 -0,89%
Tuesday   2 Jul 2019
337,00 340,00 -2,87%
Tuesday   25 Jun 2019
347,00 350,00 -1,41%
Tuesday   18 Jun 2019
352,00 355,00 +1,43%
Wednesday   12 Jun 2019
347,00 350,00 -2,79%
Tuesday   4 Jun 2019
357,00 360,00 +4,37%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1340 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Italian soybean meal


€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Italian soybean meal
2004 2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 286 349 467 414 333 387 346 349 -1,48% +1,09%
February 282 351 471 418 329 388 386 339 -3,08% -12,36%
March 319 322 480 418 325 369 406 336 -0,66% -17,13%
April 335 359 494 410 340 355 431 338 +0,37% -21,69%
May 312 385 483 381 405 346 451 332 -1,56% -26,33%
June 264 372 456 376 435 334 391 352 +6,02% -9,97%
July 238 348 408 401 415 339 371 335 -4,93% -9,80%
August 221 353 410 382 373 318 362 331 -1,31% -8,58%
September 211 335 393 369 355 319 349
October 204 325 393 364 357 329 358
November 197 337 416 359 374 327 355
December 203 345 414 342 375 343 355
Average 256 348 440 386 367 346 381 340
Change (1) +41,81% +36,16% +26,45% -12,37% -4,82% -5,73% +9,94% -13,88%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2004, 2009, 2014, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Foreign soybean meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   6 Aug 2019
327,00 330,00 -0,90%
Tuesday   30 Jul 2019
330,00 333,00 0,00%
Tuesday   23 Jul 2019
330,00 333,00 0,00%
Tuesday   16 Jul 2019
330,00 333,00 -0,60%
Tuesday   9 Jul 2019
332,00 335,00 -0,89%
Tuesday   2 Jul 2019
335,00 338,00 -2,89%
Tuesday   25 Jun 2019
345,00 348,00 -1,42%
Tuesday   18 Jun 2019
350,00 353,00 +1,44%
Wednesday   12 Jun 2019
345,00 348,00 -2,81%
Tuesday   4 Jun 2019
355,00 358,00 +4,39%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1350 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Foreign soybean meal


€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Foreign soybean meal
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 468 415 333 387 346 347 -1,68% +0,51%
February 471 418 329 388 386 337 -3,10% -12,88%
March 481 418 325 369 406 334 -0,67% -17,62%
April 495 411 340 355 431 336 +0,37% -22,16%
May 483 381 405 346 451 330 -1,56% -26,77%
June 457 376 435 334 391 350 +6,06% -10,48%
July 408 401 415 339 371 333 -4,95% -10,34%
August 410 383 373 318 362 329 -1,32% -9,13%
September 393 369 355 319 349
October 394 364 357 329 359
November 416 360 375 327 355
December 414 342 375 343 353
Average 441 386 367 346 380 338
Change (1) - -12,37% -4,90% -5,76% +9,79% -14,38%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Italian decorticated soybean meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   6 Aug 2019
335,00 348,00 -0,87%
Tuesday   30 Jul 2019
338,00 351,00 0,00%
Tuesday   23 Jul 2019
338,00 351,00 0,00%
Tuesday   16 Jul 2019
338,00 351,00 -0,58%
Tuesday   9 Jul 2019
340,00 353,00 -1,14%
Tuesday   2 Jul 2019
344,00 357,00 -2,77%
Tuesday   25 Jun 2019
354,00 367,00 -1,37%
Tuesday   18 Jun 2019
359,00 372,00 +1,39%
Wednesday   12 Jun 2019
354,00 367,00 -2,70%
Tuesday   4 Jun 2019
364,00 377,00 +4,22%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1360 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Italian decorticated soybean meal


€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Italian decorticated soybean meal
2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 357 473 422 346 402 359 362 -1,70% +0,98%
February 359 494 426 342 403 402 350 -3,52% -13,01%
March 330 494 426 338 384 421 348 -0,36% -17,33%
April 366 504 418 353 370 447 350 +0,36% -21,86%
May 393 491 389 420 361 465 344 -1,50% -25,97%
June 381 464 384 450 349 405 364 +5,81% -10,12%
July 356 416 409 430 354 385 346 -4,98% -10,17%
August 362 418 390 387 333 376 342 -1,33% -9,05%
September 342 401 377 370 334 363
October 332 401 372 371 340 364
November 346 424 372 388 336 356
December 360 422 356 390 353 369
Average 356 450 395 382 360 393 351
Change (1) - +26,40% -12,29% -3,29% -5,72% +9,06% -14,05%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for year 2014, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Foreign decorticated soybean meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   6 Aug 2019
333,00 346,00 -0,88%
Tuesday   30 Jul 2019
336,00 349,00 0,00%
Tuesday   23 Jul 2019
336,00 349,00 0,00%
Tuesday   16 Jul 2019
336,00 349,00 0,00%
Tuesday   9 Jul 2019
336,00 349,00 -1,15%
Tuesday   2 Jul 2019
340,00 353,00 -2,81%
Tuesday   25 Jun 2019
350,00 363,00 -1,38%
Tuesday   18 Jun 2019
355,00 368,00 +1,40%
Wednesday   12 Jun 2019
350,00 363,00 -2,73%
Tuesday   4 Jun 2019
360,00 373,00 +4,27%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1370 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Foreign decorticated soybean meal


€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Foreign decorticated soybean meal
2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 355 474 423 344 400 359 359 -1,98% +0,14%
February 358 494 426 340 401 402 348 -3,27% -13,50%
March 328 494 426 336 382 421 345 -0,86% -18,22%
April 365 504 419 351 368 447 346 +0,29% -22,75%
May 392 491 389 418 359 465 340 -1,52% -26,83%
June 380 465 384 448 347 405 360 +5,88% -11,10%
July 355 416 409 428 352 385 343 -4,71% -10,90%
August 361 418 391 385 331 376 340 -1,11% -9,59%
September 341 401 377 368 332 363
October 330 402 372 369 338 364
November 347 424 371 386 334 356
December 289 422 354 388 351 367
Average 348 451 395 380 358 392 348
Change (1) - +29,55% -12,34% -3,84% -5,75% +9,64% -14,86%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for year 2014, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Sunflower wholemeal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   6 Aug 2019
200,00 208,00 0,00%
Tuesday   30 Jul 2019
200,00 208,00 0,00%
Tuesday   23 Jul 2019
200,00 208,00 0,00%
Tuesday   16 Jul 2019
200,00 208,00 -0,73%
Tuesday   9 Jul 2019
203,00 208,00 -0,96%
Tuesday   2 Jul 2019
205,00 210,00 0,00%
Tuesday   25 Jun 2019
205,00 210,00 0,00%
Tuesday   18 Jun 2019
205,00 210,00 0,00%
Wednesday   12 Jun 2019
205,00 210,00 0,00%
Tuesday   4 Jun 2019
205,00 210,00 0,00%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1310 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Sunflower wholemeal


€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Sunflower wholemeal
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 171 187 186 170 144 189 +1,07% +31,02%
February 177 191 184 170 159 203 +7,77% +27,96%
March 198 201 182 170 170 196 -3,76% +14,92%
April 211 207 190 170 186 198 +1,33% +6,36%
May 214 216 223 175 188 207 +4,56% +10,32%
June 218 219 251 169 195 208 +0,18% +6,27%
July 219 224 231 154 195 205 -1,20% +5,07%
August 219 222 193 149 187 204 -0,49% +9,38%
September 187 178 174 139 179
October 164 181 170 136 174
November 172 190 171 135 183
December 174 186 173 141 187
Average 193 199 195 157 179 201
Change (1) - +3,25% -2,22% -19,56% +14,07% +13,09%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Decorticated sunflower meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   6 Aug 2019
237,00 243,00 -1,23%
Tuesday   30 Jul 2019
240,00 246,00 0,00%
Tuesday   23 Jul 2019
240,00 246,00 -0,82%
Tuesday   16 Jul 2019
242,00 248,00 -1,21%
Tuesday   9 Jul 2019
245,00 251,00 -0,80%
Tuesday   2 Jul 2019
247,00 253,00 0,00%
Tuesday   25 Jun 2019
247,00 253,00 -0,40%
Tuesday   18 Jun 2019
249,00 253,00 0,00%
Wednesday   12 Jun 2019
249,00 253,00 -1,95%
Tuesday   4 Jun 2019
254,00 258,00 +2,81%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1320 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Decorticated sunflower meal


€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Decorticated sunflower meal
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 252 270 230 217 202 240 -1,54% +18,98%
February 247 268 222 221 220 243 +1,46% +10,57%
March 267 260 218 219 230 233 -4,21% +1,53%
April 281 261 230 212 237 235 +0,77% -1,08%
May 277 281 260 209 252 243 +3,39% -3,48%
June 274 280 280 205 244 252 +3,81% +3,38%
July 262 291 258 203 254 246 -2,46% -3,30%
August 255 286 239 200 265 240 -2,36% -9,43%
September 258 291 233 198 256
October 255 270 228 195 271
November 256 261 228 194 263
December 260 241 222 199 244
Average 262 271 238 206 245 241
Change (1) - +3,24% -12,32% -13,33% +18,78% +2,05%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Rapeseed meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   6 Aug 2019
244,00 245,00 0,00%
Tuesday   30 Jul 2019
244,00 245,00 +0,82%
Tuesday   23 Jul 2019
242,00 243,00 -1,62%
Tuesday   16 Jul 2019
246,00 247,00 -1,20%
Tuesday   9 Jul 2019
249,00 250,00 -4,95%
Tuesday   2 Jul 2019
262,00 263,00 -1,13%
Tuesday   25 Jun 2019
265,00 266,00 -1,85%
Tuesday   18 Jun 2019
270,00 271,00 0,00%
Wednesday   12 Jun 2019
270,00 271,00 -1,81%
Tuesday   4 Jun 2019
275,00 276,00 -0,72%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1290 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Rapeseed meal


€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Rapeseed meal
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 310 273 252 251 228 278 +3,35% +21,84%
February 299 278 241 257 244 291 +4,77% +19,04%
March 309 281 237 269 260 282 -3,01% +8,46%
April 317 284 255 272 284 277 -1,88% -2,40%
May 316 288 272 271 302 278 +0,29% -8,11%
June 313 292 274 272 286 271 -2,52% -5,42%
July 272 283 249 243 258 249 -7,91% -3,41%
August 240 273 235 237 272 245 -1,85% -10,11%
September 236 268 232 231 278
October 239 268 234 229 273
November 248 269 244 222 271
December 255 254 251 222 269
Average 280 276 248 248 268 273
Change (1) - -1,52% -9,98% -0,04% +8,09% +2,66%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price

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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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