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January milk price lags behind global prices
Aidan Brennan
All the co-ops except the four west Cork co-ops have some sort of a January bonus.
Camera at the Mart: high EBIs call for top prices in Thurles
28 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: high EBIs call for top prices in Thurles
Shanon Kinahan was in Thurles Mart last Friday, where the Ashberry herd held a production sale in conjunction with Doyle Hunt and Hunt.
Dairy Trends: butter jumps by €365/t as demand rises
28 February 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: butter jumps by €365/t as demand rises
There was a huge increase in the price of butter on the European spot market this week, writes Aidan Brennan.
Dairy Trends: GDT is flat but EU price rises
The GDT index increased by only 0.5%, but there was further gains for powders and butter on the European spot market.
21 February 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: European prices respond to GDT increases
There was a more upbeat trading environment for European dairy products this week, writes Aidan Brennan.
14 February 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: GDT records a 4.2% rise, cementing confidence
The most recent Global Dairy Trade auction recorded a 4.2% price rise, cementing confidence in the recovery.
7 February 2024 Markets
Tirlán jumps to top of December milk league
The reality for most suppliers is that December milk is next to nothing in the overall scheme of things for the annual supply.
31 January 2024 Markets
MartBids Database: tight supplies met with continued demand
Shanon Kinahan takes a look at what's happening in marts around the country this week.
31 January 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: European prices continue to fall but GDT pulse remains firm
Confidence in dairy markets is taking a wobble in Europe, but all eyes will be on next week's GDT auction, writes Aidan Brennan.
31 January 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: cattle meet a fiery trade in Corrin
Shanon Kinahan has a round-up of Tuesday's trade in Corrin Mart, Fermoy.
31 January 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: GDT pulse prices rising but European spot prices dropping
Prices at the pulse auction for whole milk powder and skim milk powder increased again this week, but the European spot market price continues to dip, writes Aidan Brennan.
24 January 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: GDT increases by 2.3% as prices keep climbing
Prices at the Global Dairy Trade increased by 2.3% at this week's auction, leading to a 22.7% increase since September.
17 January 2024 Markets