Dairy Trends: butter jumps by €365/t as demand rises
Aidan Brennan
There was a huge increase in the price of butter on the European spot market this week, writes Aidan Brennan.
28 February 2024 News
Rabobank predicts positive dairy outlook for 2024
A combination of tight milk supplies, a low carryover of stock and improved demand, have helped to underpin the lift in dairy commodities.
21 February 2024 Markets
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.
Milk prices increase for January supplies
The major co-ops have moved to increase milk price for the second month in a row.
21 February 2024 News
Tirlán increases January milk price as markets improve
Geopolitical concerns and economic weakness in some markets continue to affect demand and will need to be monitored closely, Tirlán chair John Murphy said.
16 February 2024 News
Carbery lifts January milk price
This is the second month in a row Carbery has offered a rise in milk price.
16 February 2024 News
Lakeland increases January milk price
Lakeland Dairies' base price for January is 37c/l, excluding VAT.
13 February 2024 News
Dairy markets justify milk price rise - IFA
Most farmers need a base price in excess of 40c/l to sustain their businesses going forward, IFA dairy chair Stephen Arthur has said.
9 February 2024 News
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
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
Milk prices increase for December
TIrlán, Carbery and Kerry are the latest processors to announce a milk price for December.
24 January 2024 News
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