Dairy Markets

Some good dairy news at last – signs of market rebound next week

Some good dairy news at last – signs of market rebound next week

This week dairy futures prices have surged off their lows, according to New Zealand bank ASB’s Rural Economist, Nathan Penny....

August 14, 2015

9 out of 10 Kiwi dairy farmers to take on extra debt this year

9 out of 10 Kiwi dairy farmers to take on extra debt this year

Fonterra’s announcement that its 2015-16 Forecast Farmgate Milk Price is reducing from $5.25 to $3.85 means a further reduction of $150,000...

August 10, 2015

‘Dairy pickup is on the horizon, but it’s too early to say when’

‘Dairy pickup is on the horizon, but it’s too early to say when’

While the immediate prospects for the dairy industry are not favourable, the medium and long-term prospects for the industry are...

August 10, 2015

Fonterra forecasts farmgate milk price to drop below NZ$4/kg

Fonterra forecasts farmgate milk price to drop below NZ$4/kg

Fonterra has forecast that it will payout NZ$3.85/kgMS (€2.31)to dairy farmers for the 2015/2016 season. The move comes as Fonterra...

August 7, 2015

Reaction as dairy trade auction sees powder price fall to 11c/L equivalent

Reaction as dairy trade auction sees powder price fall to 11c/L equivalent

At this week’s Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction, overall dairy prices slid 9.3% – adding in the fall from the July...

August 6, 2015

What is intervention and how does it work?

What is intervention and how does it work?

With milk prices throughout Europe continuing on a downward trend, there have been many calls for the intervention price to...

July 22, 2015

Has the dairy market finally adjusted to Russian ban?

Has the dairy market finally adjusted to Russian ban?

The world dairy market has adjusted to the Russian ban on imports of food products from the EU, says Ornua...

July 6, 2015

Slowdown in Kiwi dairy output growth forecast

Slowdown in Kiwi dairy output growth forecast

A report released by the New Zealand Department of Primary Industries was published last week, and has forecast a short...

June 15, 2015

EU wholesale dairy markets continue to fall in May

EU wholesale dairy markets continue to fall in May

EU wholesale markets for dairy products fell again in May as pressure from supply remains, according to Dairyco. Prices across most...

June 3, 2015

International milk prices soften again in May

International milk prices soften again in May

After an initial uplift in milk prices at the start of 2015, international milk prices have softened again over the...

May 25, 2015

International dairy consumption set to outstrip production

International dairy consumption set to outstrip production

Global consumption of dairy products is set to increase by 2.3% per annum over the next decade with output increasing...

May 21, 2015

US milk production to slow this year (but grow again in 2016)

US milk production to slow this year (but grow again in 2016)

Milk production growth in the US is set to be lower than expected this year, but is set to return...

May 15, 2015

Analysis: World wholesale dairy markets continue on downward path

Analysis: World wholesale dairy markets continue on downward path

Dairy product prices have continued to follow the downward path they have been on since early last year, according to...

May 12, 2015

FrieslandCampina cuts its May milk price

FrieslandCampina cuts its May milk price

Continued pressure on dairy product prices has led to a further drop in the FrieslandCampina milk price. The guaranteed price...

April 29, 2015

Dairy sector must become more export focussed – Hogan

Dairy sector must become more export focussed – Hogan

EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan believes that Europe’s dairy industry must develop an aggressive export policy in order to overcome...

April 7, 2015

Despite volatility, global dairy demand to grow by 2% – Rabobank

Despite volatility, global dairy demand to grow by 2% – Rabobank

Regardless of occasional depressed market conditions caused by volatility, Rabobank believes that medium-term global demand in the global dairy market...

March 16, 2015