this is div id="printarea" hardcoded in Layout.cshtml

In publishing and graphic design, Lorem ipsum is a placeholder text commonly used to demonstrate the visual form of a document or a typeface without relying on meaningful conten

below tandart print area (defined by @media print in AHDBprojectblue.less)

Weekly dairy market update (27 Apr - 1 May)

Friday, 1 May 2020

By Patty Clayton

Some stability returned to dairy markets this week. Although overall milk production continues to increase week on week, it seems the volumes of ‘unhomed’ milk on spot markets are more manageable. This is likely due to a combination of reduced deliveries from some farmers and the forward sale of the surplus liquid milk into processing sites. 

Prices for cream remained in the £0.90/kg - £0.95/kg range. Spot milk prices varied through the week, as is typical, with prices fluctuating around the 20ppl range depending on the day.  

Trade in bulk butter remains difficult although there was some sales agreed for the second half of the year, and pockets of demand to cover current requirements.  Quotes remained in the region of £2,300-£2,400 per tonne.

Skim milk powder (SMP) prices were also unchanged from last week at £1,650/tonne.

Patty Clayton

Lead Analyst - Dairy

Sign up for regular updates

You can subscribe to receive Dairy market news straight to your inbox. Simply fill in your contact details on our online form and select the information you wish to receive.

Visit the Keep in touch page

More Dairy market news