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Dairy Trends: GDT holds steady but powders drop
Aidan Brennan
There is increased pressure on milk powders, as plenty of supply and low demand means prices are falling.
3 July 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: GDT price crash shocks market
The Global Dairy Trade auction fell by a whopping 6.9% in a shock to the market, as all key commodities dropped in price.
26 June 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: butter regains top spot as markets settle
Butter prices made up some of its lost ground from last week and milk supply falls in Germany and the US.
Low solids take the shine off May milk payments
Poor fat and protein percentage, as a result of poor weather conditions, mean that most suppliers are getting close to base price for May, writes Aidan Brennan.
26 June 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: GDT drops by 0.5% as market catches breath
There was a bit of a cooling off of butter prices in Europe this week, although it continued to increase at the GDT, writes Aidan Brennan.
19 June 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 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
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
Dairy Trends: flat GDT and low demand
There was no major change in the GDT auction results, but European butter prices continue to edge up, writes Aidan Brennan.
17 April 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: GDT increases by 2.8% but volumes sold are back
The Global Dairy Trade and the EU spot market recorded some positivity in the dairy market this week, writes Aidan Brennan.
3 April 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: prices fall sharply as volatility bites
Powders took a big hit this week on the European spot market, despite sluggish supply forecasts from Europe and the US.
27 March 2024 Markets