Northern Ireland
Dairy commodities on an upward trend
Kieran Mailey
Dairy commodities saw butter and powder prices increasing at the GDT and Dutch auctions.
21 May 2024 News
GDT rises to highest level in 19 months
The previous GDT auction held on 7 May also witnessed an increase in the price index.
NI milk production increases in 2024
DAERA statistics show significant increases in monthly milk volumes during the first two months of 2024 on NI farms.
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
Small increase in GDT index
The trading event finished with the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) index up 0.1% on the previous auction a fortnight ago.
16 April 2024 News
NI dairy farmers on the move for April
There has been isolated reports of farmers switching milk processors in NI during April.
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Kerry Dairy Ireland joins Global Dairy Trade platform
Company will start offering product at GDT events later this month.
4 April 2024 News
GDT dairy auction rebounds in April
The latest New Zealand Global Dairy Trade Auction has recorded increased prices
3 April 2024 Northern Ireland
GDT index rises following two consecutive drops
The fortnightly auction finished with the index up 2.8%.
2 April 2024 News
Commodity markets keep hold of farmgate prices
In the last few weeks, dairy commodities on European markets have come under some price pressure
27 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Mounting fears milk prices are stalling
While dairy sector officials insist that a collapse in milk prices is not imminent, they said returns were likely to plateau at current levels.
27 March 2024 News
Milk prices rise as demand improves
A Kerry Group spokesperson said that global consumer demand is improving which should lead to improved dairy demand.
20 March 2024 News