Dairy Prices

GDT index drops slightly in latest event

GDT index drops slightly in latest event

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) index has recorded a slight drop to mark back-to-back decreases for the first time this...

May 4, 2021

Dairy analysis: Butter and SMP trend continues in Europe

Dairy analysis: Butter and SMP trend continues in Europe

The recent trend of slightly weaker butter and firmer skim milk powder (SMP) continued in Europe over the last couple...

May 2, 2021

Ornua market insight: What’s in store for dairy for the rest of 2021?

Ornua market insight: What’s in store for dairy for the rest of 2021?

With the first quarter of 2021 over and done with, the rest of the year should be “relatively stable” from...

April 27, 2021

GDT sees marginal fall in latest auction

GDT sees marginal fall in latest auction

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) index has posted a marginal index decrease in its most recent auction. The most recent...

April 20, 2021

GDT index records slight increase in latest auction

GDT index records slight increase in latest auction

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) index has posted a marginal increase in index in its latest auction. The most recent...

April 6, 2021

Dairy market analysis: Euro butter sees slight decline but SMP extends positive streak

Dairy market analysis: Euro butter sees slight decline but SMP extends positive streak

European butter’s recent run of strong gains came to an end this week while skim milk powder (SMP) continued to...

April 1, 2021

Dairy analysis: Euro butter markets remain ‘well supported’ in recent weeks

Dairy analysis: Euro butter markets remain ‘well supported’ in recent weeks

European butter markets remained very well supported over the last couple of weeks while skim milk powder (SMP) levelled off...

March 12, 2021

Dairy markets: Euro butter strength continues but mixed fortunes for SMP

Dairy markets: Euro butter strength continues but mixed fortunes for SMP

The recent strength for European butter prices continued over the last couple of weeks while SMP price action was a...

February 26, 2021

Dairy market analysis: Chinese demand puts floor under prices

Dairy market analysis: Chinese demand puts floor under prices

Dairy markets here in Europe have remained relatively well supported over the last few weeks as strong Chinese demand continues...

February 11, 2021

Dairy market analysis: Prices push higher amid strong demand

Dairy market analysis: Prices push higher amid strong demand

European dairy commodity prices pushed higher in recent weeks as strong demand continues to outweigh good milk supplies, according to...

January 14, 2021

Latest GDT auction marks 4 index increases on the trot

Latest GDT auction marks 4 index increases on the trot

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) index has posted a strong increase in the first auction of 2021 to mark four...

January 5, 2021

Dairy market analysis: Contrasting fortunes for butter and SMP continue

Dairy market analysis: Contrasting fortunes for butter and SMP continue

European dairy markets’ recent trend of firmer skim milk powder (SMP) and weaker butter continued over the last week, according...

December 24, 2020

Dairy analysis: Mixed market with contrasting fortunes for butter and powders

Dairy analysis: Mixed market with contrasting fortunes for butter and powders

It’s been a mixed few weeks for European dairy commodity markets with butter and SMP seeing contrasting fortunes, according to...

December 10, 2020

Analysis: European dairy markets continue to trend higher

Analysis: European dairy markets continue to trend higher

European dairy commodity markets continued to trend higher in recent weeks with butter and skim milk powder (SMP) prices seeing...

June 17, 2020

Analysis: Dairy markets continue to trend higher despite strong production

Analysis: Dairy markets continue to trend higher despite strong production

Dairy markets continued to trend higher in recent weeks, according to multi-national financial services firm INTL FCStone. Both physical/spot quotations...

May 20, 2020

Market analysis: European dairy commodity prices find stability

Market analysis: European dairy commodity prices find stability

After weeks of declining prices, European dairy commodity prices finally found stability over the past fortnight, according to multi-national financial...

May 5, 2020

Market analysis: European butter quotes drop to lowest level since 2016

Market analysis: European butter quotes drop to lowest level since 2016

European dairy markets are continuing to reel from the economic impact of Covid-19 internationally, with European butter quotation dropping to...

April 21, 2020

Market analysis: What are the drivers of the dairy decline?

Market analysis: What are the drivers of the dairy decline?

Weaker demand and increasing supply paint a difficult economic scene for EU dairy and further afield, as prices continue to...

April 7, 2020