Dairy Markets

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

Commentary: Dairy commodity prices and global milk supply

Commentary: Dairy commodity prices and global milk supply

Over the last couple of weeks, the European dairy quotations have seen the recent trend of firmer butter and skim...

December 13, 2019

Dairy prices hold steady at the latest Global Dairy Trade

Dairy prices hold steady at the latest Global Dairy Trade

The latest Global Dairy Trade auction has held steady on the previous auction with no change in overall dairy prices....

July 19, 2016

Futures market points to rise in WMP prices at tomorrow’s Global Dairy Trade

Futures market points to rise in WMP prices at tomorrow’s Global Dairy Trade

The latest Global Dairy Trade whole milk powder (WMP) futures prices from New Zealand bank ASB points to a rise...

June 14, 2016

Global Dairy Trade posts second consecutive rise

Global Dairy Trade posts second consecutive rise

Dairy product prices rose 3.8% in the latest Global Dairy Trade auction, the first time this year the auction has...

April 19, 2016

Fonterra predicts a lift in dairy prices later this year

Fonterra predicts a lift in dairy prices later this year

Fonterra has said that it expects dairy prices to pick up at the end of the year as it posted...

March 23, 2016

New Zealand wades in to blame European farming supports for poor dairy prices

New Zealand wades in to blame European farming supports for poor dairy prices

New Zealand has waded into the war of words over who or what is to blame for low dairy prices....

February 27, 2016

Global dairy markets expected to turn for the better, late in 2016 – Arla

Global dairy markets expected to turn for the better, late in 2016 – Arla

Global dairy markets are expected to remain unpredictable and tough in 2016, but a turn for the better is anticipated...

February 18, 2016

Arla cuts milk price as ‘supply and demand remains out of balance’

Arla cuts milk price as ‘supply and demand remains out of balance’

Arla Foods has cut its price for February supplies of milk in the UK by 0.8p/L, bringing the UK standard...

January 24, 2016

Low oil prices – good for the diesel tank but not milk tank

Low oil prices – good for the diesel tank but not milk tank

One would imagine that the slump in world low oil prices in recent months should be warmly welcomed by  farmers....

January 20, 2016

What will define a recovery in global dairy markets?

What will define a recovery in global dairy markets?

Global dairy markets might not see a full recovery until 2017, according to Alan Levitt of the US Dairy Export Council....

January 10, 2016

New Zealand dairy farmers hopeful of market conditions improving in 2016

New Zealand dairy farmers hopeful of market conditions improving in 2016

Dairy farmers in New Zealand are more confident than their beef and sheep counterparts of market conditions improving in 2016....

January 8, 2016

Glanbia launches fixed milk and feed price scheme for suppliers

Glanbia launches fixed milk and feed price scheme for suppliers

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland (GII) has launched a new Fixed Milk and Feed Price Scheme with a base of 30.25c/L (including...

November 4, 2015

Glanbia’s ingredients business reports 14% revenue decline

Glanbia’s ingredients business reports 14% revenue decline

Glanbia’s Global Ingredients (GI) recorded a revenue decline in the first nine months of 2015 of 14.3%, according to the...

November 4, 2015

European dairy farming has challenges, not a crisis – Hogan

European dairy farming has challenges, not a crisis – Hogan

European dairy farmers are not in a ‘crisis’ but the sector has challenges, the European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan...

August 27, 2015

New Zealand (not Ireland) worst hit by dairy downturn – Rabobank

New Zealand (not Ireland) worst hit by dairy downturn – Rabobank

A new report by Rabobank says a combination of factors have conspired to see New Zealand prices hit far harder...

August 21, 2015

Why did the dairy downturn happen? And why did no one predict it?

Why did the dairy downturn happen? And why did no one predict it?

It is impossible to identify a single causative factor for the fall in world dairy prices, but instead the collapse...

August 20, 2015

‘Dairy farmers must be ‘brutal’ when cutting costs’

‘Dairy farmers must be ‘brutal’ when cutting costs’

Dairy farmers must know their costs, particularly during a difficult price period and be prepared to make ‘brutal’ cuts for...

August 19, 2015