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 25 Nov 2014 +0,4% -30,3%
      ▸ farm-gate EU-27 31 Oct 2014 -1,7% -7,8%
      ▸ farm-gate USA 30 Nov 2014 -4,5% +17,2%
PDO cheeses…
      ▸ hard Italy 27 Nov 2014 0,0% -13,7%
      ▸ semi-hard Italy 24 Nov 2014 0,0% -0,6%
      ▸ fresh Italy 24 Nov 2014 0,0% +1,3%
Cheeses Germany and Oceania 26 Nov 2014 +1,2% -13,2%
Butter Italy, Germany and Oceania 26 Nov 2014 +1,1% -25,4%
SMP (Skimmed Milk Powder) Germany, Oceania and USA 28 Nov 2014 -1,8% -39,8%
Whey powder Germany and USA 28 Nov 2014 -0,8% -2,9%
Corn Italy and USA 30 Nov 2014 +0,4% -19,1%
Soybeans Italy and USA 30 Nov 2014 -0,1% -18,3%
Oil Europe 21 Nov 2014 -2,9% -29,0%
Retail price
PDO hard cheeses Italy Oct 2014 -2,3% -4,7%
Fresh cheeses Italy Oct 2014 -0,2% -0,3%
Butter Italy Oct 2014 -0,5% -1,5%
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 August 31, 2014

    Exports of G.Padano + P.Reggiano:+5,03 %
    Exports of Gorgonzola:+2,78 %
    Exports of Grated cheese:+7,88 %
    Imports of Full-fat bulk milk:-0,06 %
    Imports of Packed semi-skimmed milk:-16,07 %
    Next Update: December 11, 2014

  • FONTERRA Auction results of November 18, 2014

    Change in Price Index from Previous Event: -3,1 %
    Average Winning Price: 2.561 US$ / Ton

    AMF (Anhydrous Milk Fat):+6,1 % (average price: 3.490 US$ / Ton)
    BMP (Butter Milk Powder):+1,4 % (average price: 2.511 US$ / Ton)
    BUTTER 82%:+6,0 % (average price: 2.656 US$ / Ton)
    RENNET CASEIN:-12,2 % (average price: 6.681 US$ / Ton)
    CHEDDAR:+5,0 % (average price: 2.861 US$ / Ton)
    MPC (Milk Protein Concentrate):-
    SMP (Skim. milk Powder):-5,7 % (average price: 2.299 US$ / Ton)
    SWP (Sweet Whey Powder):-
    WMP (Whole milk Powder):-5,1 % (average price: 2.400 US$ / Ton)
    Next GlobalDairyTrade Event: December 02, 2014

  • Corn & Soybeans

    Report n°11 (November 2014) about prices, production and global trade prospects for 2014-15 season.


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Agricultural Market Feed

USA - Wheat Price In aumento +4,38%
USA - Soybeans Price In aumento +1,30%
US - Maize price In aumento +0,28%
I- Milan, linseed cake price In aumento +1,37%
I- Milan, Italian Soyabeans flour price In calo -1,44%
I- Milan, Foreign soyabeans price In calo -4,28%
I - Milan, Italian soyabeans price In aumento +0,58%
I - Milan, Italian Corn price In calo -0,67%
I - Milan EU barley price In aumento +2,02%
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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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