Dairy Alert

Clal.it outlines hereafter some important changes that occured in the market and may have an impact on the market trend:

  1. export share of production of Grana Padana, Parmigiano Reggiano and Gorgonzola cheeses,
  2. Cheese, Butter, Powder and Packed Milk import and export flows of the main dairy players.

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* Compared to the same period of the previous year

** 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 19 Jan 2015 +0,5% -31,6%
      ▸ farm-gate EU-27 31 Dec 2014 -1,7% -14,4%
      ▸ farm-gate USA 31 Dec 2014 -10,8% +2,5%
PDO cheeses…
      ▸ hard Italy 22 Jan 2015 0,0% -13,7%
      ▸ semi-hard Italy 19 Jan 2015 -0,0% -1,3%
      ▸ fresh Italy 19 Jan 2015 0,0% +1,1%
Cheeses Germany and Oceania 23 Jan 2015 +0,4% -15,1%
Butter Italy, Germany and Oceania 23 Jan 2015 +0,2% -22,0%
SMP (Skimmed Milk Powder) Germany, Oceania and USA 23 Jan 2015 +0,2% -43,8%
Whey powder Germany and USA 23 Jan 2015 -0,6% -9,9%
Corn Italy and USA 20 Jan 2015 +2,4% -14,5%
Soybeans Italy and USA 20 Jan 2015 +0,6% -14,6%
Oil Europe 16 Jan 2015 -5,8% -56,7%
Retail price
PDO hard cheeses Italy Nov 2014 +2,7% -2,0%
Fresh cheeses Italy Nov 2014 -0,7% -1,6%
Butter Italy Nov 2014 -1,2% -2,7%
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.

  • FONTERRA Auction results of January 20, 2015

    Change in Price Index from Previous Event: +1,0 %
    Average Winning Price: 2.758 US$ / Ton

    AMF (Anhydrous Milk Fat):-5,0 % (average price: 4.286 US$ / Ton)
    BMP (Butter Milk Powder):-6,4 % (average price: 2.559 US$ / Ton)
    BUTTER 82%:+0,1 % (average price: 3.564 US$ / Ton)
    RENNET CASEIN:+3,3 % (average price: 8.159 US$ / Ton)
    CHEDDAR:-4,3 % (average price: 2.961 US$ / Ton)
    MPC (Milk Protein Concentrate):-
    SMP (Skim. milk Powder):+1,0 % (average price: 2.389 US$ / Ton)
    SWP (Sweet Whey Powder):-
    WMP (Whole milk Powder):+3,8 % (average price: 2.402 US$ / Ton)
    Next GlobalDairyTrade Event: February 03, 2015

  • Corn & Soybean

    Report n°1 (January 2015) about prices, production and global trade prospects for 2014-15 season.

  • ITALY: Import/Export as of October 31, 2014

    Exports of G.Padano + P.Reggiano:+2,86 %
    Exports of Gorgonzola:+1,82 %
    Exports of Grated cheese:+7,61 %
    Imports of Full-fat bulk milk:+0,56 %
    Imports of Packed semi-skimmed milk:-15,44 %
    Next Update: February 17, 2015


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CLAL focus on: Grana Padano Gira & Gratta

Grana Padano Gira & Gratta
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Sommacampagna (VR), Italy
Grana Padano PDO, Parmigiano Reggiano PDO, Oro del Maso, Fresh Asiago PDO, Matured Asiago PDO, Piave PDO, Montasio PDO, Monte Veronese PDO, Trugole, Oro del Tempo, ...

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Easy to use: grate only the amount you want when you need and then put it back in the fridge without having to clean it.


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CLAL.it in this section provides with the list of the main topic areas, described by way of facts sheets (enriched by comparisons and connections).

Agricultural Market Feed

I- Milan, Italian Soyabeans flour price In calo -1,21%
I - Milan, Italian soyabeans price In aumento +0,82%
I - Milan, Italian Corn price In calo -0,66%
USA - Wheat Price In aumento +7,93%
US - Maize price In aumento +5,31%
Information Note
  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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