SMP

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 18, 2019

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

Almost 9,000t SMP sold out of intervention in latest tender

Almost 9,000t SMP sold out of intervention in latest tender

Provisional results for the latest tender of sales of skimmed milk powder (SMP) from intervention by the European Commission saw...

September 20, 2018

Indian Government incentive to boost Asian SMP exports

Indian Government incentive to boost Asian SMP exports

Indian exports of skimmed milk powder (SMP) are expected to rise substantially, following a government incentive to make the product...

August 23, 2018

New Zealand looks to change its export focus

New Zealand looks to change its export focus

With a limited home market of only 4.7 million people, roughly the same as the Republic of Ireland, about 95%...

July 4, 2018

All talk and no action characterises UK wholesale dairy markets

All talk and no action characterises UK wholesale dairy markets

AHDB Dairy is reporting a ‘wait-and-see’ attitude, where UK wholesale dairy markets are concerned for the month of June. Trade...

June 28, 2018

SMP demand to stabilise prices as peak milk production gets underway

SMP demand to stabilise prices as peak milk production gets underway

Despite a predicted slight weakening in milk base prices in early 2018, demand for skimmed milk powder (SMP) could help...

March 7, 2018

SMP intervention stocks may well remain at current levels

SMP intervention stocks may well remain at current levels

The European Commission is unlikely to sell much of its skimmed milk powder (SMP) stocks out of intervention before the...

February 13, 2017

Steady as she goes for EU milk prices

Steady as she goes for EU milk prices

European milk markets are expected to become more balanced in 2017, according to AHDB Dairy analysts. This will provide more...

February 5, 2017

No SMP sold at third tender event – offers below minimum price set

No SMP sold at third tender event – offers below minimum price set

Prices offered at the third skimmed milk powder (SMP) public intervention tender last week ranged from €155/100kg to €190/100kg. These were...

January 22, 2017

China’s dairy imports recovered ‘substantially’ in 2016

China’s dairy imports recovered ‘substantially’ in 2016

China’s dairy imports recovered substantially during 2016; however figures remain below 2014 levels, a year that saw speculation driving import...

January 20, 2017

Dairy farmers to stage protest in Brussels later this month

Dairy farmers to stage protest in Brussels later this month

European dairy farmers are to stage a day of action later this month in Brussels to demand a permanent crisis instrument...

January 13, 2017

‘No sale’ on latest skimmed milk powder (SMP) tender

‘No sale’ on latest skimmed milk powder (SMP) tender

EU Member States have agreed on not selling skimmed milk powder (SMP) out of public intervention this week. This decision...

January 6, 2017

Brussels manages to sell only 40t of its SMP stocks in first tender

Brussels manages to sell only 40t of its SMP stocks in first tender

The first sales of skimmed milk powder (SMP) from intervention resulted in just 40t of product being sold. A total...

December 20, 2016

Map: EU milk production fell in September, but remains up on the year-to-date

Map: EU milk production fell in September, but remains up on the year-to-date

EU milk collections decreased by 3% in September 2016 compared to September 2015, the latest figures from the EU Milk...

November 25, 2016

Over 20,000t of skimmed milk powder to be released from intervention stocks

Over 20,000t of skimmed milk powder to be released from intervention stocks

A tender procedure to release the first amounts (22,500t) of skimmed milk powder (SMP) out of public intervention stocks will...

November 24, 2016

EU milk production falls for a second consecutive month

EU milk production falls for a second consecutive month

EU milk production for July 2016 fell 1.4% on the corresponding month last year, the latest figures from the EU...

September 22, 2016

Here’s how much milk powder is sitting in EU intervention stores

Here’s how much milk powder is sitting in EU intervention stores

There was a steep drop in offers of skimmed milk powder (SMP) into the public intervention measure for the week...

August 25, 2016