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Butter, Germany

This page contains the wholesale prices for German Butter:

  • Deutsche Markenbutter, lose
  • Deutsche Markenbutter, geformt

Prices are recorded weekly: on the Hannover market up to 2011/09/28, on the Kempten market from 2011/10/05.

The Butter prices recorded over the last ten weeks are listed in the table, while the graphs to the side illustrates price and production trends over the last three years. Furthermore, time series are available for monthly average prices of last seven years.

The graphs below compare:

  • the market prices for Butter in Germany and in Oceania with the EU intervention price;
  • the market prices for Butter in Germany, France and Netherlands;
  • the market prices for Butter and for SMP in Germany;
  • the market prices for Butter and for Whey Powder for human consumption in Germany;
  • the market prices for Butter in Germany and Italy.

Survey Date
€ per ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Wednesday 14 Apr 2021
4.000 4.100 0,00%
Wednesday 7 Apr 2021
4.000 4.100 0,00%
Wednesday 31 Mar 2021
4.000 4.100 0,00%
Wednesday 24 Mar 2021
4.000 4.100 -3,57%
Wednesday 17 Mar 2021
4.150 4.250 +2,44%
Wednesday 10 Mar 2021
4.000 4.200 +5,81%
Wednesday 3 Mar 2021
3.750 4.000 +4,03%
Wednesday 24 Feb 2021
3.700 3.750 +0,95%
Wednesday 17 Feb 2021
3.680 3.700 +2,50%
Wednesday 10 Feb 2021
3.550 3.650 +1,41%
n.q.: not quoted price
Alle Preise ohne Mwst.; Kaufpreis des Großhandels bzw. Importeurs franco.
Source: ZMP; since May 6th, 2009 Amtliche Notierungskommissionen für Butter und Käse, Hannover; since October 5th, 2011 Butter-und Käse-börse e.V. Kempten
€/ton
2006 2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 2.603 3.669 2.823 4.275 4.135 4.475 3.631 3.389 +1,35% -6,68%
February 2.575 4.094 2.660 4.063 4.669 4.319 3.595 3.641 +7,45% +1,29%
March 2.542 4.233 2.450 4.230 4.844 4.131 3.500 4.055 +11,36% +15,86%
April 2.530 4.000 2.450 4.413 5.438 4.175 2.790 4.050 -0,12% +45,16%
May 2.512 4.004 2.521 4.980 5.990 4.094 2.881
June 2.475 4.163 2.915 5.863 6.069 3.863 3.181
July 2.453 4.166 3.256 6.213 5.550 3.700 3.420
August 2.445 4.026 3.602 6.660 5.655 3.556 3.425
September 2.465 4.030 4.288 6.906 5.513 3.631 3.490
October 2.565 3.966 4.331 6.141 4.863 3.675 3.469
November 2.629 3.813 4.400 5.050 4.488 3.633 3.431
December 2.635 3.567 4.400 4.443 4.417 3.633 3.344
Jan - Apr 2.561 4.013 2.573 4.244 4.734 4.269 3.344 3.766
Change (1) -23,30% +56,67% -35,89% +64,98% +11,54% -9,82% -21,66% +12,62%
Jan - Dec 2.537 3.992 3.331 5.287 5.152 3.915 3.340
Change (1) -24,19% +57,36% -16,57% +58,75% -2,57% -24,01% -14,69%
Butter-und Käse-börse e.V. Kempten
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2006, 2011, 2016, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
Survey Date
€ per ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Wednesday 14 Apr 2021
3.780 4.050 0,00%
Wednesday 7 Apr 2021
3.780 4.050 0,00%
Wednesday 31 Mar 2021
3.780 4.050 0,00%
Wednesday 24 Mar 2021
3.780 4.050 0,00%
Wednesday 17 Mar 2021
3.780 4.050 +0,64%
Wednesday 10 Mar 2021
3.780 4.000 +1,83%
Wednesday 3 Mar 2021
3.780 3.860 +12,52%
Wednesday 24 Feb 2021
3.240 3.550 0,00%
Wednesday 17 Feb 2021
3.240 3.550 0,00%
Wednesday 10 Feb 2021
3.240 3.550 -0,73%
n.q.: not quoted price
Alle Preise ohne Mwst.; Kaufpreis des Großhandels bzw. Importeurs franco.
Source: ZMP; since May 6th, 2009 Amtliche Notierungskommissionen für Butter und Käse, Hannover; since October 5th, 2011 Butter-und Käse-börse e.V. Kempten
€/ton
2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 3.690 3.000 4.480 5.400 4.680 3.760 3.413 -12,50% -9,24%
February 3.690 3.000 4.480 4.080 4.480 3.560 3.401 -0,33% -4,46%
March 4.173 2.420 3.980 5.000 4.120 3.300 3.891 +14,40% +17,91%
April 4.083 2.420 3.980 5.000 4.000 3.600 3.915 +0,62% +8,75%
May 4.021 2.260 4.400 5.760 4.000 2.760
June 4.111 2.260 5.100 6.040 3.800 3.200
July 4.229 3.000 6.090 5.700 3.640 3.448
August 4.149 3.300 6.176 5.260 3.380 3.556
September 4.140 3.300 6.990 5.860 3.520 3.700
October 4.128 4.490 6.990 5.160 3.880 3.700
November 4.018 4.480 5.400 4.680 3.880 3.900
December 3.630 4.480 5.400 4.680 3.760 3.900
Jan - Apr 3.924 2.674 4.215 4.901 4.301 3.558 3.636
Change (1) - -31,87% +57,65% +16,27% -12,24% -17,29% +2,20%
Jan - Dec 4.021 3.172 5.260 5.243 3.926 3.535
Change (1) - -21,10% +65,82% -0,34% -25,11% -9,97%
Butter-und Käse-börse e.V. Kempten
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for year 2016, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
€/ton GERMANY
Deutsche Markenbutter, lose
US
Butter, Grade AA
OCEANIA
Butter, 82% Butterfat
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 3.490 3.371 3.915 2.919 2.823 4.275 4.135 4.475 3.631 3.389 +1,35% -6,68% 2.438 -9,34% -35,36% 3.790 +13,68% +4,29%
February 3.312 3.350 3.638 3.256 2.660 4.063 4.669 4.319 3.595 3.641 +7,45% +1,29% 2.585 +6,04% -28,08% 4.135 +9,10% +8,19%
March 3.078 3.413 3.650 3.331 2.450 4.230 4.844 4.131 3.500 4.055 +11,36% +15,86% 3.163 +22,36% -8,18% 4.716 +14,05% +22,69%
April 2.681 3.930 3.550 3.095 2.450 4.413 5.438 4.175 2.790 4.050 -0,12% +45,16% 3.477 +9,92% +40,96% 4.874 +3,35% +23,36%
May 2.546 4.069 3.413 2.988 2.521 4.980 5.990 4.094 2.881
June 2.681 4.119 3.466 3.000 2.915 5.863 6.069 3.863 3.181
July 2.725 4.200 3.518 2.935 3.256 6.213 5.550 3.700 3.420
August 2.902 4.238 3.225 2.728 3.602 6.660 5.655 3.556 3.425
September 3.250 4.294 3.038 2.840 4.288 6.906 5.513 3.631 3.490
October 3.345 4.181 3.050 3.035 4.331 6.141 4.863 3.675 3.469
November 3.350 4.119 3.019 3.019 4.400 5.050 4.488 3.633 3.431
December 3.350 4.108 2.883 2.921 4.400 4.443 4.417 3.633 3.344
Average* 3.059 3.949 3.364 3.006 3.341 5.270 5.136 3.907 3.346 3.784 2.916 4.379
Change (1) -23,09% +29,10% -14,83% -10,65% +11,17% +57,71% -2,54% -23,92% -14,35% +11,98% -12,16% +14,85%
Monthly Average (April) Including Duty (1.896 €/ton)*
applied to the prices of butter (HS. 0405) imported from one country to the EU-28
5.373* 6.770*
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
 * Duty pursuant Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1821/2016

  = min price
  = max price
Show/Hide comparison graph of Butter in Slovakia, Poland and The Netherlands

€/ton SLOVAKIA
Butter,
Maslo bloky 16 % vody
THE NETHERLANDS
Butter,
Verse in boter, in EEG-doos
POLAND
Butter,
Maslo Ekstra min 82%,
tl. w blokach 25 kg
2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 5.162 4.942 +0,75% -4,27% 3.565 3.330 +1,34% -6,59% 3.558 3.275 -3,99% -7,96%
February 5.036 4.473 -9,49% -11,19% 3.540 3.578 +7,43% +1,06% 3.497 3.428 +4,66% -1,99%
March 5.229 4.474 +0,03% -14,44% 3.393 4.016 +12,26% +18,38% 3.305 3.678 +7,31% +11,30%
April 4.540 4.571 +2,16% +0,68% 2.718 4.040 +0,60% +48,64% 3.028 3.877 +5,40% +28,01%
May 4.783 2.773 2.709
June 4.846 3.123 2.919
July 4.891 3.324 3.067
August 4.850 3.335 3.297
September 4.808 3.380 3.337
October 4.860 3.350 3.434
November 4.940 3.305 3.613
December 4.905 3.286 3.411
Average* 4.900 4.618 3.251 3.719 3.265 3.503
Change (1) -7,20% +13,76% +4,75%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
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