UK human and industrial cereal usage

Updated 3 June 2021
This information shows the use of cereals by flour millers, brewers maltsters and distillers (monthly) and oat millers (quarterly) in the UK. It is used to produce the UK cereals supply and demand estimates.

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Due to rounding, totals may not agree with the sum of the individual items. (1) Including starch and bioethanol; (2) % change relates to the same period in the previous year; (3) As at end-April 2021. (4) Percentage change figures not available as no data was published in December 2019 due to insufficient sample. 

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Next update scheduled for 1 July 2021

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UK Flour Millers cereal usage UK Brewers, Maltsters and Distillers cereal usage UK Oat Millers cereal usage