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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   14 Jan 2020
363,00 366,00 +1,39%
Tuesday   7 Jan 2020
358,00 361,00 +1,70%
Tuesday   17 Dec 2019
352,00 355,00 +1,43%
Tuesday   10 Dec 2019
347,00 350,00 +1,16%
Tuesday   3 Dec 2019
343,00 346,00 0,00%
Tuesday   26 Nov 2019
343,00 346,00 +0,58%
Tuesday   19 Nov 2019
340,00 345,00 +0,29%
Tuesday   12 Nov 2019
339,00 344,00 0,00%
Monday   4 Nov 2019
339,00 344,00 0,00%
Thursday   31 Oct 2019
339,00 344,00 -0,58%
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
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 225 342 365 349 400 374 346 362 +3,77% +4,78%
February 226 332 374 336 406 381 343
March 238 337 391 337 412 384 336
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 n.q. 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
Jan - Jan 225 342 365 349 400 374 346 362
Change (1) +12,48% +51,94% +6,60% -4,41% +14,70% -6,56% -7,56% +4,78%
Average 237 354 367 367 403 362 340
Change (1) +1,47% +49,61% +3,53% +0,15% +9,68% -9,97% -6,18%
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
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Foreign soybeans
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   14 Jan 2020
379,00 380,00 +1,07%
Tuesday   7 Jan 2020
375,00 376,00 +1,08%
Tuesday   17 Dec 2019
371,00 372,00 +1,36%
Tuesday   10 Dec 2019
366,00 367,00 +1,10%
Tuesday   3 Dec 2019
362,00 363,00 0,00%
Tuesday   26 Nov 2019
362,00 363,00 0,00%
Tuesday   19 Nov 2019
362,00 363,00 +0,28%
Tuesday   12 Nov 2019
361,00 362,00 0,00%
Monday   4 Nov 2019
361,00 362,00 0,00%
Thursday   31 Oct 2019
361,00 362,00 0,00%
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
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 232 343 394 363 424 365 353 378 +2,91% +6,94%
February 232 332 397 349 427 370 347
March 245 333 406 347 412 380 343
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
Jan - Jan 232 343 394 363 424 365 353 378
Change (1) - +47,79% +14,88% -7,88% +16,79% -13,91% -3,35% +6,94%
Average 244 364 381 382 390 363 350
Change (1) -3,17% +48,94% +4,83% +0,07% +2,11% -6,81% -3,73%
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
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Linseed cake
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   14 Jan 2020
415,00 430,00 +0,60%
Tuesday   7 Jan 2020
410,00 430,00 0,00%
Tuesday   17 Dec 2019
410,00 430,00 +1,20%
Tuesday   10 Dec 2019
405,00 425,00 +2,47%
Tuesday   3 Dec 2019
395,00 415,00 +1,25%
Tuesday   26 Nov 2019
390,00 410,00 +0,63%
Tuesday   19 Nov 2019
385,00 410,00 +1,27%
Tuesday   12 Nov 2019
380,00 405,00 0,00%
Monday   4 Nov 2019
380,00 405,00 0,00%
Thursday   31 Oct 2019
380,00 405,00 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
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 290 368 395 381 385 371 383 421 +1,92% +9,92%
February 290 364 396 378 390 372 384
March 286 364 397 377 384 371 381
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
Jan - Jan 290 368 395 381 385 371 383 421
Change (1) +24,96% +26,81% +7,41% -3,48% +0,98% -3,60% +3,27% +9,92%
Average 282 393 392 370 374 375 390
Change (1) +19,25% +39,15% -0,19% -5,68% +1,12% +0,19% +4,22%
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
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Italian soybean meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   14 Jan 2020
354,00 357,00 +0,57%
Tuesday   7 Jan 2020
352,00 355,00 0,00%
Tuesday   17 Dec 2019
352,00 355,00 +1,43%
Tuesday   10 Dec 2019
347,00 350,00 +3,26%
Tuesday   3 Dec 2019
336,00 339,00 -0,88%
Tuesday   26 Nov 2019
339,00 342,00 +1,19%
Tuesday   19 Nov 2019
334,00 339,00 0,00%
Tuesday   12 Nov 2019
334,00 339,00 +1,51%
Monday   4 Nov 2019
329,00 334,00 0,00%
Thursday   31 Oct 2019
329,00 334,00 0,00%
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
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 212 337 414 333 387 346 349 355 +2,31% +1,50%
February 210 327 418 329 388 386 339
March 222 323 418 325 369 406 336
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
Jan - Jan 212 337 414 333 387 346 349 355
Change (1) +0,37% +59,15% +22,90% -19,66% +16,30% -10,72% +1,09% +1,50%
Average 228 339 386 367 346 381 338
Change (1) -5,11% +48,56% +13,90% -4,82% -5,73% +9,94% -11,27%
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
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Foreign soybean meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   14 Jan 2020
350,00 353,00 +0,57%
Tuesday   7 Jan 2020
348,00 351,00 0,00%
Tuesday   17 Dec 2019
348,00 351,00 +1,45%
Tuesday   10 Dec 2019
343,00 346,00 +3,30%
Tuesday   3 Dec 2019
332,00 335,00 -0,89%
Tuesday   26 Nov 2019
335,00 338,00 +0,90%
Tuesday   19 Nov 2019
332,00 335,00 0,00%
Tuesday   12 Nov 2019
332,00 335,00 +1,52%
Monday   4 Nov 2019
327,00 330,00 0,00%
Thursday   31 Oct 2019
327,00 330,00 0,00%
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
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 415 333 387 346 347 351 +2,34% +0,94%
February 418 329 388 386 337
March 418 325 369 406 334
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
Jan - Jan 415 333 387 346 347 351
Change (1) - -19,75% +16,30% -10,72% +0,51% +0,94%
Average 386 367 346 380 335
Change (1) - -4,90% -5,76% +9,79% -11,80%
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   14 Jan 2020
362,00 372,00 +0,55%
Tuesday   7 Jan 2020
360,00 370,00 0,00%
Tuesday   17 Dec 2019
360,00 370,00 +2,10%
Tuesday   10 Dec 2019
350,00 365,00 +3,17%
Tuesday   3 Dec 2019
339,00 354,00 -0,86%
Tuesday   26 Nov 2019
342,00 357,00 +0,87%
Tuesday   19 Nov 2019
339,00 354,00 0,00%
Tuesday   12 Nov 2019
339,00 354,00 +1,46%
Monday   4 Nov 2019
334,00 349,00 0,00%
Thursday   31 Oct 2019
334,00 349,00 0,00%
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
2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 354 422 346 402 359 362 366 +2,71% +1,04%
February 343 426 342 403 402 350
March 334 426 338 384 421 348
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
Jan - Jan 354 422 346 402 359 362 366
Change (1) - +19,42% -17,98% +15,96% -10,65% +0,98% +1,04%
Average 350 395 382 360 393 349
Change (1) - +12,75% -3,29% -5,72% +9,06% -11,11%
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
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Foreign decorticated soybean meal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   14 Jan 2020
360,00 368,00 +0,55%
Tuesday   7 Jan 2020
358,00 366,00 0,00%
Tuesday   17 Dec 2019
358,00 366,00 +2,12%
Tuesday   10 Dec 2019
348,00 361,00 +3,20%
Tuesday   3 Dec 2019
337,00 350,00 -0,87%
Tuesday   26 Nov 2019
340,00 353,00 +0,87%
Tuesday   19 Nov 2019
337,00 350,00 0,00%
Tuesday   12 Nov 2019
337,00 350,00 +1,48%
Monday   4 Nov 2019
332,00 345,00 0,00%
Thursday   31 Oct 2019
332,00 345,00 0,00%
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
2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 354 423 344 400 359 359 363 +2,74% +1,04%
February 344 426 340 401 402 348
March 335 426 336 382 421 345
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
Jan - Jan 354 423 344 400 359 359 363
Change (1) - +19,31% -18,55% +16,05% -10,20% +0,14% +1,04%
Average 351 395 380 358 392 346
Change (1) - +12,63% -3,84% -5,75% +9,64% -11,81%
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
Survey date
Food for livestock - Oilseeds and by-products -
Sunflower wholemeal
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   14 Jan 2020
177,00 188,00 +1,11%
Tuesday   7 Jan 2020
175,00 186,00 0,00%
Tuesday   17 Dec 2019
175,00 186,00 +4,34%
Tuesday   10 Dec 2019
165,00 181,00 0,00%
Tuesday   3 Dec 2019
165,00 181,00 0,00%
Tuesday   26 Nov 2019
165,00 181,00 -1,14%
Tuesday   19 Nov 2019
167,00 183,00 0,00%
Tuesday   12 Nov 2019
167,00 183,00 0,00%
Monday   4 Nov 2019
167,00 183,00 0,00%
Thursday   31 Oct 2019
167,00 183,00 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
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 187 186 170 144 189 182 +3,42% -3,71%
February 191 184 170 159 203
March 201 182 170 170 196
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
Jan - Jan 187 186 170 144 189 182
Change (1) - -0,91% -8,69% -15,12% +31,02% -3,71%
Average 199 195 157 179 193
Change (1) - -2,22% -19,56% +14,07% +8,33%
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   14 Jan 2020
241,00 245,00 +1,89%
Tuesday   7 Jan 2020
235,00 242,00 0,00%
Tuesday   17 Dec 2019
235,00 242,00 +2,36%
Tuesday   10 Dec 2019
228,00 238,00 +2,19%
Tuesday   3 Dec 2019
223,00 233,00 +1,33%
Tuesday   26 Nov 2019
220,00 230,00 0,00%
Tuesday   19 Nov 2019
220,00 230,00 0,00%
Tuesday   12 Nov 2019
218,00 232,00 0,00%
Monday   4 Nov 2019
218,00 232,00 -1,32%
Thursday   31 Oct 2019
221,00 235,00 -2,15%
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
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 270 230 217 202 240 241 +3,25% +0,42%
February 268 222 221 220 243
March 260 218 219 230 233
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
Jan - Jan 270 230 217 202 240 241
Change (1) - -14,71% -5,65% -7,14% +18,98% +0,42%
Average 271 238 206 245 238
Change (1) - -12,32% -13,33% +18,78% -2,61%
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   14 Jan 2020
263,00 264,00 +3,54%
Tuesday   7 Jan 2020
254,00 255,00 0,00%
Tuesday   17 Dec 2019
254,00 255,00 +4,95%
Tuesday   10 Dec 2019
242,00 243,00 +2,11%
Tuesday   3 Dec 2019
237,00 238,00 +0,85%
Tuesday   26 Nov 2019
235,00 236,00 0,00%
Tuesday   19 Nov 2019
235,00 236,00 0,00%
Tuesday   12 Nov 2019
235,00 236,00 0,00%
Monday   4 Nov 2019
235,00 236,00 -0,42%
Thursday   31 Oct 2019
236,00 237,00 0,00%
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
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 273 252 251 228 278 259 +5,79% -6,67%
February 278 241 257 244 291
March 281 237 269 260 282
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
Jan - Jan 273 252 251 228 278 259
Change (1) - -7,61% -0,45% -9,13% +21,84% -6,67%
Average 276 248 248 268 261
Change (1) - -9,98% -0,04% +8,09% -2,91%
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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