Wednesday, 21 August 2019 11:05

Dairy price dips slightly  

Written by 

The global dairy price index dipped slightly overnight.

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index was down 0.2% compared to the previous event.

However, whole milk powder price rose 2.1% to US$3,100/metric tonne.

Butter, AMF and skim milk powder prices finished lower than the previous auction.

Key results

• AMF index down 3.7%, average price US$5,061/MT

• Butter index down 3.4%, average price US$4,025/MT

• BMP not offered

• Ched index up 0.8%, average price US$3,857/MT

• LAC index down 3.7%, average price US$740/MT

• RenCas index down 8.1%, average price US$6,348/MT

• SMP index down 0.3%, average price US$2,478/MT

• SWP index not available, average price not available

• WMP index up 2.1%, average price US$3,100/MT

More like this

Dairy prices rise

The second Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction of the year has delivered another positive result.

Dairy prices tumble

Global dairy prices have recorded one of their biggest drops on the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) platform.



Zespri opens new head office

Zespri last week officially opened its Mount Maunganui head office as part of the kiwifruit industry’s marquee Momentum 2020 conference.

» The RNG Weather Report

» Latest Print Issues Online

Milking It

Apocalypse cows

UK farmers are up in arms over claims made in a TV documentary Apocalypse Cow: How Meat Killed the Planet.

Life saving cows

Research on a herd of cows in southwest Scotland could play a part in helping humans live longer and healthier…

» Connect with Dairy News

» eNewsletter

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter