The United Kingdom wholesale milk deliveries totaled 1,150.7 millionlitres in December, figures published by the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) show.
At the same time last year this figure was 1,039.2 million litres.
The cumulative total for the year is now 10,151.1 million litres. At thesame point in 2012 this figure was 9,825.3 million litres.
The wholesale delivery figures have not been adjusted for butterfatcontent and all figures are provisional. RPA relies on individual purchasers toprovide the data, which is supplied subject to confirmation and may beamended.