Dairy Alert

Clal.it outlines hereafter some important changes that occured in the market and may have an impact on the market trend Cheese, Butter, Powder and Packed Milk import and export flows of the main dairy players.

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** Compared to the same month of the previous year (Information Note)

Import or Export changes become “Alerts” if the given thresholds are exceeded: Infant milk formula ± 15 %, Packaged milk ± 20 %, Butter ± 15 %, Cheese ± 15 %, SMP ± 20 %, WMP ± 20 %, Whey powder ± 40 %

FOCUS Price Products € in real time

  Area Last
± from
prev. price
± from
1 year ago
Price / Quotation
Whole Milk…
      ▸ “SPOT” Italy 27 Apr 2015 -4,5% -12,7%
      ▸ farm-gate EU-27 31 Mar 2015 -0,8% -21,6%
      ▸ farm-gate USA 28 Feb 2015 -2,3% -18,8%
PDO cheeses…
      ▸ hard Italy 27 Apr 2015 +0,1% -8,6%
      ▸ semi-hard Italy 27 Apr 2015 -0,0% -2,2%
      ▸ fresh Italy 27 Apr 2015 0,0% -0,6%
Cheeses Germany and Oceania 22 Apr 2015 -3,2% -11,2%
Butter Italy, Germany and Oceania 27 Apr 2015 -0,9% -6,5%
SMP (Skimmed Milk Powder) Germany, Oceania and USA 24 Apr 2015 -4,2% -34,0%
Whey powder Germany and USA 24 Apr 2015 -2,4% -15,2%
Corn Italy and USA 21 Apr 2015 +0,1% -13,2%
Soybeans Italy and USA 21 Apr 2015 -0,5% -15,2%
Oil Europe 17 Apr 2015 +4,6% -45,8%
Retail price
PDO hard cheeses Italy Mar 2015 -2,4% -6,1%
Fresh cheeses Italy Mar 2015 +0,1% -0,6%
Butter Italy Mar 2015 -0,9% -6,0%
Percentage price changes relate to (i) the last quotation period, and to (ii) the same period of the previous year

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Clal Updates and Publications

CLAL.it provides the Operators with a range of updated information.

  • ITALY: Import/Export as of January 31, 2015

    Exports of G.Padano + P.Reggiano:+10,69 %
    Exports of Gorgonzola:+6,20 %
    Imports of Full-fat bulk milk:-10,43 %
    Imports of Packed semi-skimmed milk:+5,56 %
    Next Update: May 18, 2015

  • Corn & Soybean

    Report n°4 (April 2015) about prices, production and global trade prospects for 2014-15 season.

  • FONTERRA Auction results of April 15, 2015

    Change in Price Index from Previous Event: -3,6 %
    Average Winning Price: 2.620 US$ / Ton

    AMF (Anhydrous Milk Fat):+2,3 % (average price: 3.744 US$ / Ton)
    BMP (Butter Milk Powder):+2,1 % (average price: 2.208 US$ / Ton)
    BUTTER 82%:-6,6 % (average price: 3.026 US$ / Ton)
    RENNET CASEIN:-0,6 % (average price: 6.949 US$ / Ton)
    CHEDDAR:+2,7 % (average price: 2.888 US$ / Ton)
    MPC (Milk Protein Concentrate):-
    SMP (Skim. milk Powder):-7,8 % (average price: 2.253 US$ / Ton)
    SWP (Sweet Whey Powder):-
    WMP (Whole milk Powder):-4,3 % (average price: 2.446 US$ / Ton)
    Next GlobalDairyTrade Event: May 05, 2015


a new project:Sistema Stalla Performance and Competitiveness of Italian Dairy Farms

CLAL focus on: Fresh Grated Grana Padano 100 g.

Fresh Grated Grana Padano 100 g.
Casearia Bresciana Ca.Bre.
Cadignano di Verolanuova (BS), Italy
Establishment year:
Grana Padano D.O.P., Provolone Valpadana D.O.P., Grated

CASEARIA BRESCIANA Ca.Bre. Soc. Coop. Agricola is an agricultural cooperative partnership with headquarters in Cadignano di Verolanuova (BS) and has about 80 member farms, mainly in the province of Brescia.
The Coop's main business is the production of Grana Padano, Provolone and Provolone Valpadana; each year it processes approximately 100,000 metric tons of milk with a turnover of about 55,000,000 Euro. In all, the Coop has a staff of about 100 employees, flanked by 25 agents who sell the products in Italy and abroad.


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I- Milan, linseed cake price In calo -1,23%
I- Milan, Italian Soyabeans flour price In calo -0,96%
I- Milan, Foreign soyabeans price In calo -0,52%
I - Milan, Dehydrated lucerne price In calo -2,17%
I - Milan, pressed lucerne hay price In calo -7,14%
I - Milan, Italian Corn price In calo -1,33%
I - Milan, Bran price In calo -3,42%
I - Milan EU barley price In calo -1,46%
USA - Wheat Price In calo -4,07%
USA - Soybeans Price In calo -3,69%
US - Maize price In calo -0,52%
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  1. Market News evidences only the changes; should no price change or no quotation take place, any mention will be made.
  2. The change/variation concerning PRODUCTION/OUTPUT quantity refers to the same period of the previous year.
  3. The change/variation concerning STOCK quantity refers to the previous month.
  4. The change/variation of price refers to PRICES expressed in local currency (for both EU and the World). The change refers to the previous week/month/year, as the case may be. In the case of dual-listed (min and max), changes are calculated using the MAX PRICE.

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