Milk Prices

Milk processors must up prices to 50p to reverse drop in volumes – Kite

Milk processors must up prices to 50p to reverse drop in volumes – Kite

Milk prices may well be at or over 40p for many producers, but if processors want to reverse the drop...

April 5, 2022

Global milk production sees first growth decrease since 2019

Global milk production sees first growth decrease since 2019

After more than two years of uninterrupted growth, global milk production is down, with growth expected to dip into negative...

December 9, 2021

Strong price increase recorded for October milk supplies

Strong price increase recorded for October milk supplies

New figures released by the UK government shows that the UK average farm-gate milk price for October 2021 is 32.55p/l....

November 28, 2021

NI milk price round-up: Lakeland swaps unconditional bonus for base price rise

NI milk price round-up: Lakeland swaps unconditional bonus for base price rise

Northern Ireland milk buyers are tickling the 30p/L mark with marginal increases across most of May’s base prices. The latest...

June 25, 2021

NI milk price round-up: Top base price for April hits 29.8p/L

NI milk price round-up: Top base price for April hits 29.8p/L

Northern Ireland milk prices are holding strong across the board, with all of the big players announcing holds or price...

May 25, 2021

NI milk prices edge upwards for March

NI milk prices edge upwards for March

Northern Ireland milk processors have announced increases to prices of up to 1p/L for March’s milk. Dairy processors Dale Farm,...

April 14, 2021

Dutch dairy auction boost drives hope for milk price increases

Dutch dairy auction boost drives hope for milk price increases

This week’s Dutch dairy auction has seen the full haul with significant increases posted across all four of the main...

March 11, 2021

Arla milk producers to face price cut at the start of 2021

Arla milk producers to face price cut at the start of 2021

It has been revealed that Arla milk producers will face a drop in farmgate prices from January 1, 2021. The...

December 31, 2020

First Milk increases its milk price for November

First Milk increases its milk price for November

First Milk has announced that its November milk price will increase by 0.50p/L. This means its liquid standard litre will...

October 9, 2020

GDT index lifts in latest auction for back-to-back increases

GDT index lifts in latest auction for back-to-back increases

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) index has lifted in its latest auction to record back-to-back increases. The most recent auction...

October 6, 2020

How more than 100 Scottish farmers pooled together for fairer prices

How more than 100 Scottish farmers pooled together for fairer prices

A group of farmers in Scotland, who banded together to negotiate the first post Milk Marketing Board milk price contract,...

January 7, 2018

NI milk prices increase by over 50% in the space of a year

NI milk prices increase by over 50% in the space of a year

Milk prices in Northern Ireland have increased by about 57% in the space of a year, according to the latest...

August 4, 2017

January milk prices increase in Northern Ireland as production falls

January milk prices increase in Northern Ireland as production falls

Milk prices last January increased by 7.48p/L (9c/L) in Northern Ireland compared to January 2016 levels, the latest figures show. Figures...

March 23, 2017

Aurivo increases its February milk price to 32.5c/L

Aurivo increases its February milk price to 32.5c/L

Aurivo has announced that it is increasing its milk price for February supplies by 1.5c/L, bringing its base price to...

March 20, 2017

EU average milk price continues to strengthen

EU average milk price continues to strengthen

The January EU weighted average milk price stood at €33.38/100kg (34.41c/L), up €0.33/100kg (1.0%) on the previous month, according to...

March 14, 2017

Glanbia reveals details of new 3-year Seasonality Scheme…and farmer bonuses

Glanbia reveals details of new 3-year Seasonality Scheme…and farmer bonuses

The board of Glanbia Ingredients Ireland (GII) has today approved the terms of a new three-year Seasonality Scheme, which is...

March 13, 2017

Milk Price Indicator to be reinstated in Northern Ireland

Milk Price Indicator to be reinstated in Northern Ireland

The decision has been made by the Ulster Farmers’ Union’s Dairy Committee to reinstate its Milk Price Indicator (MPI). The...

February 16, 2017

Prices climb 1.3% at latest Global Dairy Trade Auction

Prices climb 1.3% at latest Global Dairy Trade Auction

Overall product prices increased by 1.3% at the latest Global Dairy Trade auction in New Zealand, but the trade for...

February 7, 2017