Skimmed Milk Powder

ICOS seeking ‘urgent changes’ to proposed dairy storage aid

ICOS seeking ‘urgent changes’ to proposed dairy storage aid

Urgent changes are needed to the proposed Aids to Private Storage (APS) scheme from the European Commission for dairy produce,...

April 23, 2020

Difficult year ahead for EU dairy prices – report

Difficult year ahead for EU dairy prices – report

Although there has been some recovery in EU dairy prices over the past year, the European Commission’s EU Agricultural Outlook...

December 21, 2017

‘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

Concerns over potential EU SMP intervention change

Concerns over potential EU SMP intervention change

Reports that the 2018 intervention for skimmed milk powder will be via tender rather than the current regulation price of...

November 14, 2017

ICMSA makes an about-turn on issue of SMP sales

ICMSA makes an about-turn on issue of SMP sales

The ongoing managed release of Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP) by the European Commission has been described as prudent and careful...

January 28, 2017

Milk production in November was ahead of 2015 levels

Milk production in November was ahead of 2015 levels

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 349.7m litres for November 2016, the latest figures from the...

January 12, 2017

Commission to propose another 130,000t of milk powder goes into intervention

Commission to propose another 130,000t of milk powder goes into intervention

As was expected the European Commission will propose a further increase in the intervention ceilings for Skimmed Milk Powder up...

May 26, 2016

High SMP stocks might weigh heavily on EU dairy market in 2016

High SMP stocks might weigh heavily on EU dairy market in 2016

At the most recent meeting, the EU Milk Market Observatory (MMO) highlighted the current high EU Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP)...

January 2, 2016

Mixed signals from international dairy commodity markets in March

Mixed signals from international dairy commodity markets in March

While global milk production eased in March, this did not bring about a commensurate strengthening in all dairy commodity prices,...

April 14, 2015

Irish imports of whole milk powder up over 100%, whey imports up over 50%

Irish imports of whole milk powder up over 100%, whey imports up over 50%

Imports of whole milk powder to Ireland jumped by 105% in 2014, to 32,849t, according to figures from Europe and in...

March 16, 2015