Intervention

Commission: Last SMP intervention stocks cleared

Commission: Last SMP intervention stocks cleared

At the last tender sale, 162t of skimmed milk powder (SMP) – the final remnants of public stocks – were...

June 21, 2019

Final general intervention SMP tender sees product shifted

Final general intervention SMP tender sees product shifted

The vast majority of remaining skimmed milk powder (SMP) in European intervention was sold out last week, with the exception...

May 27, 2019

Small amount of SMP sold in latest intervention tender

Small amount of SMP sold in latest intervention tender

A small amount of skimmed milk powder (SMP) amounting to just 33.42t was sold from European intervention stocks on the...

April 17, 2019

Just 2,000t of SMP left in intervention – for now

Just 2,000t of SMP left in intervention – for now

A total of 1,784t of skimmed milk powder (SMP) has been sold from European intervention stocks, according to Dairy Industry...

February 21, 2019

0.5% of intervention SMP remaining – with Irish stock cleared

0.5% of intervention SMP remaining – with Irish stock cleared

A total of 584t of skimmed milk powder (SMP) was sold out of intervention this morning (Thursday, February 7) in...

February 7, 2019

80,400t of SMP sold from intervention in latest tender

80,400t of SMP sold from intervention in latest tender

Some 80,400t of skimmed milk powder (SMP) has been sold from intervention stocks in the latest tender held in Europe....

January 10, 2019

More than 60,500t of SMP sold from intervention

More than 60,500t of SMP sold from intervention

A total of 60,537t of skimmed milk powder (SMP) was sold from intervention stocks in the latest tender held in...

December 13, 2018

Over 26,000t of SMP sold from intervention in latest auction

Over 26,000t of SMP sold from intervention in latest auction

A total of 26,082t of skimmed milk powder (SMP) was sold from intervention stocks in the most recent tender offered...

November 22, 2018

SMP intervention stocks now reduced by 50%

SMP intervention stocks now reduced by 50%

Half of the skimmed milk powder (SMP) bought into public stock since 2015 – some 190,000t out of 380,000t –...

November 9, 2018

Over 30,000t of SMP sold from intervention

Over 30,000t of SMP sold from intervention

Some 30,067t of skimmed milk powder (SMP) has been sold from intervention stocks in the most recent auction, at a...

November 8, 2018

26,033t of SMP sold from intervention in latest tender

26,033t of SMP sold from intervention in latest tender

A total of 26,033t of skimmed milk powder (SMP) have been sold from intervention in the most recent tendering this...

October 18, 2018

31,493t of SMP sold out of intervention in August

31,493t of SMP sold out of intervention in August

A total of 31,493t of Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP) was sold out of intervention by the European Commission during the...

August 31, 2018

Recent sale of SMP in intervention ‘an indicator of a stronger market’

Recent sale of SMP in intervention ‘an indicator of a stronger market’

The recent sale of almost 42,000t of skimmed milk powder (SMP) out of intervention is “an indicator of a stronger...

May 21, 2018

Commission sells 41,958t of SMP out of intervention this week

Commission sells 41,958t of SMP out of intervention this week

The European Commission has sold 41,958t of Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP) out of intervention this week for €100/t more than...

May 17, 2018

‘A controlled outlet is needed to get SMP intervention stocks off the pitch’

‘A controlled outlet is needed to get SMP intervention stocks off the pitch’

A controlled outlet is needed to get intervention stocks of skimmed milk powder off the pitch, according to the managing...

March 22, 2018

European Council changes the rules on SMP intervention price

European Council changes the rules on SMP intervention price

Earlier today (Monday, January 29), the European Council moved to bring in a temporary change to the operation of the...

January 29, 2018

‘Europe must move to sell skimmed milk powder stocks’

‘Europe must move to sell skimmed milk powder stocks’

Europe must move to sell some of the skimmed milk powder stocks currently held in intervention, Michael Hanley, CEO of...

November 29, 2017

Ireland is not in the business of producing milk for intervention – Creed

Ireland is not in the business of producing milk for intervention – Creed

Ireland is not in the business of producing milk for intervention, the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has said. Defending...

October 20, 2016