The dairy price rally has continued - with 11%-plus rises all round for the major commodities at the latest globalDairyTrade event today (September 1).
Arla Foods has mitigated falling global commodity prices by switching volumes into branded products, but it admits that both revenue and profit have suffered in the current global climate.
US prices are beginning to weaken as large stocks of cheese and butter continue to unbalance the domestic market.
One of India’s fastest growing dairy companies is said to be revolutionising the sector with innovative new products.
One of Europe’s biggest dairy cooperatives met challenges at home with growth in its overseas operations.
Skimmed milk powder (SMP) is holding its own in Eastern Europe – buoyed by recent advances at the global auction.
It is not devaluation that threatens to put the brakes on a return to greater Chinese dairy demand, but the country’s own rising milk production.
As growth in China’s infant milk formula (IMF) sector slows, China’s largest domestic IMF makers had one thing in common in the first half of 2015 – b...
EU traders are reaching new markets for European cheese, despite the Russian embargo, with overall output in the bloc at roughly the same level as a y...
Germany sold its first batch of skimmed milk powder (SMP) into intervention last week as prices continue to bump along at rock-bottom levels.
Cheaper Irish cheese and butter on the UK market has had the effect of dampening British producer price returns.
Ireland’s export-oriented dairy sector has been put under pressure by the recent freefall of prices in world markets.
Chinese import demand is still growing strongly, despite disappointing year-on-year sales by foreign companies.
The current low prices for dairy commodities have thrown a fresh spotlight on the EU’s various market support mechanisms for butter and skimmed milk p...
Spain is providing direct aid to dairy farmers who claim they are having to sell milk at below break-even levels.
Encouraging signs for the dairy sector are emerging in futures markets both in the United States and New Zealand.
The UK dairy farm sector is in crisis, with many farmers receiving prices well short of the cost of production.