Dairy Trends: dairy markets continue to strengthen as weather disrupts supplies
Aidan Brennan
The European spot market saw steady gains for most dairy commodities this week, writes Aidan Brennan
12 June 2024 News
Lakeland holds milk price for May
This is the second month Lakeland has held its base price, with the same decision being taken for April supplies.
5 June 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: dairy markets continue to drive up
Both the Global Dairy Trade and the European spot market prices for dairy increased this week, as the upward trend continues, writes Aidan Brennan.
Dairy markets harden amid poor supply outlook
There is now an acceptance among international dairy buyers that milk supplies are not bulletproof and will not rebound in the medium term.
5 June 2024 News
How to do a simple cashflow forecast
Aidan Brennan says cash is tight on many farms after 16 months of producing low-margin milk in poor weather conditions.
5 June 2024 Management
Milk price supports get the chop in April
Most of the co-ops have reduced or removed the milk price supports for bad weather, early calving or high input costs, writes Aidan Brennan.
29 May 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: butter and powder prices soar
The prices for all the key dairy commodities increased substantially this week on the back of renewed optimism in the markets.
29 May 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: GDT and spot prices bounce
The Global Dairy Trade auction increased by 3.3% at this week's auction, while butter prices in Europe breached the €6,000/t mark for the first time since 2022.
22 May 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: butter and WMP increase while skim and cheese fall
There is no clear direction in the dairy markets at present, with no big changes to either supply or demand, writes Aidan Brennan.
15 May 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: butter prices up and cheese prices down
Butter and cheese prices on the European spot market increased and decreased by €70/t respectively, writes Aidan Brennan.
1 May 2024 Markets
Glanbia reiterates guidance ahead of AGM
Company said first-quarter performance was “in line with expectations”.
1 May 2024 News
Dairy Trends: no significant changes in dairy prices
There was no significant change in the overall dairy commodity market this week, with butter down and cheese up, writes Aidan Brennan.
24 April 2024 Markets