Northern Ireland
Six-in-a-row price boost for MPI
Kieran Mailey
Dairy markets continue to see prices edge upwards, boosting the NI milk price indicator in the process.
29 November 2023 Markets
Dairy Trends: European prices continue to rise for dairy
Butter, cheese and whole milk powder are leading the way when it comes to rising demand for dairy, writes Aidan Brennan.
22 November 2023 Markets
Dairy Trends: European prices still rising as GDT remains stable
European spot market prices for dairy continues to rise, but the GDT index remains stable.
European Parliament approves New Zealand trade deal
European Parliament ratifies trade deal agreed with New Zealand in June last year and once it receives member state and New Zealand parliament approval, it is good to go.
22 November 2023 News
Dairy Trends: prices rising as supplies tighten
There were more price rises on the European spot market this week for all key commodities, but SMP prices dipped at the GDT pulse auction.
15 November 2023 Markets
Dairy Trends: markets steady as GDT stays flat
Dairy markets were relatively flat this week, as the GDT recorded a 0.7% drop, although spot market prices for butter are soaring.
8 November 2023 Markets
Dairy Trends: butter prices soar but powders steady
There was a sharp increase in butter prices this week on the European spot market, writes Aidan Brennan.
1 November 2023 Markets
Milk and chips a great combination
The Gordon family representing Aurivo Co-op has had an amazing route to dairy farming.
1 November 2023 Milk quality
Dairy market recovery gathers pace
Forward prices for butter, powders and cheese were up more than 10% since September.
1 November 2023 News
Dairy Trends: butter and skim rise while WMP dips
Dairy markets were more mixed this week, with butter and skim milk powder rising while whole milk powder and cheese dipped.
25 October 2023 Markets
Ornua unveils €40m investment in Kerrygold Park
The new facility in Mitchelstown will increase Kerrygold’s output to 80,000t of butter per year or over 1m packs every day.
25 October 2023 News
Dairy Trends: confidence building in dairy markets
Spot market prices for most of the key commodities are rising sharply, but will the price rises be sustained, asks Aidan Brennan.
11 October 2023 Markets