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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
7 June 2024 News
IFA challenges dairy processors to increase May milk price
The IFA dairy chair Stephen Arthur said he believes the market can support a milk price increase.
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.
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
GDT rises to highest level in 19 months
The previous GDT auction held on 7 May also witnessed an increase in the price index.
21 May 2024 News
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: GDT price increases by 1.8%
Spot market prices in Europe were stable this week, while the GDT price index increased by 1.8%, writes Aidan Brennan.
8 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: 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