UK Public Holiday Monday May 25

Dairy Markets will not be publishing on the UK national holiday, Monday May 25. But we'll be back on May 26 with all latest news on the global dairy industry. 

Daily Price Update 22/05/2015: US mozzarella up

Despite falling US dairy prices in recent weeks, there is little optimism among sellers – at least those pursuing international sales.

Exclusive: US dairy chiefs speak out on TTIP and vexed GIs

Negotiators at a 10-day Diplomatic Conference in Geneva this week approved a strengthening of the international registration system for protecting names that identify the geographic origin of products such as d...

Dairy companies update: Dutch, Germans lead M&A drive

The farmer members of the leading Dutch cheesemaker DOC Kaas have agreed to merge with Germany’s leading dairy company DMK.

Global dairy auction to invite feedback on how it operates

Reforms to the running of the globalDairyTrade auction are to be put out for public consultation in a few weeks’ time.

Indian dairy dumping fears behind self-sufficiency claim

Indian dairy chief R.S Sodhi believes India will become neither a major exporter nor big importer over the next decade.

Europe's exporters re-double efforts to overcome embargo losses

European cheesemakers are still taking a hit from the Russian trade embargo – but while overall EU earnings are down -17% year-on-year in the first th...

Daily Price Update 21/05/15: China IMF hit by new scandal - updated

Prices of infant milk formula (IMF) in China had dipped this week following news that China’s Food and Drug Administration has blacklisted some domest...

China dairy imports recovery 'not until early 2016'

Chinese milk powder imports will not recover before the first quarter of next year, according to sources within China.

Daily Price Update 20/05/2015: European SMP down

European skimmed milk powder (SMP) prices have dropped further following yesterday’s (May 19) fall at the globalDairyTrade auction.

Halt to whole milk powder price slide, but skimmed down again

Fonterra’s actions to shore up whole milk powder (WMP) have worked – with the price stabilising at the globalDairyTrade auction today (May 19).

Brazil's leading dairies forge ahead with greater milk output

Brazil’s leading dairy processors outstripped national average milk growth last year, with output expected to continue to rise in 2015.

Daily Price Update 18/05/2015: options overtake futures

There is some upwards movement in New Zealand dairy futures prices today – ahead of the global dairy auction tomorrow (May 19).

Algeria ready to fill its post-Ramadan milk powder needs

Algeria’s state buyer ONIL says it has enough milk powder to cover the country’s needs until the end of 2015 – including the peak buying season of Ram...

Exclusive: US dairy chiefs speak out on TTIP and vexed GIs

Negotiators at a 10-day Diplomatic Conference in Geneva this week approved a strengthening of the international registration system for protecting names that identify the...

Fonterra milk powder re-think halts dairy futures trading

Trading in dairy futures was dramatically suspended as Fonterra admitted “confusion” over changes to its forecast volumes just days before the next global dairy...

Daily Price Update 15/05/2015: US powder punch

US milk powders are trending at competitively global rates, according to latest USDA price data.

Daily Price Update 14/05/2015: rising numbers

Brazilian milk prices have risen for a second month in a row – and are expected to climb even higher on current shortages.

Daily Price Update 13/05/2015: heading for intervention?

The prospect of intervention is once again looming as dairy prices in Europe take another downwards turn.

Dairy companies update: down but going for growth

Softer dairy market conditions are impacting on revenues, according to an interim first quarter earnings statement today (May 12) from Ireland’s Glanbia.

Regs briefing: less red-tape, origin labels snubbed

Hopes are rising for a global deal later this year that would make it easier for developing countries to import and export goods.

Debt warnings as Fonterra CEO predicts 36% milk growth

Fonterra’s latest ambitious targets for 10-year expansion risks being undermined by current low milk prices and mounting farm debt.