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Parma Churned Butter, Italy


This page contains the weekly wholesale prices for Churned Butter made from fresh cream specifically for buttermaking in the province of Parma, achieved by blending creams produced when milk is processed into Parmigiano Reggiano.

The prices recorded over the last ten weeks are listed in the table, while the graph to the side illustrates price trends over the last three years.
N.B.:
This Butter of superior quality and an integral part of the production chain, is characterized by a strong local identity in that its production is associated with a highly specific area.
On 1st January 2009 the price of Churned Butter was adjusted thanks to a recovery of Euro 0.35 per kg which was deducted from the bonus total paid to the producer (source: Parma Chamber of Commerce).
On 1st February 2012 the price of Churned Butter was adjusted further thanks to a recovery of Euro 0.35 per kg which was deducted from the bonus total paid to the producer (source: Parma Chamber of Commerce).
Italy, Parma - Weekly prices of Churned Butter made from fresh cream specifically for buttermaking
Survey Date
€ per Kg ± on prev. price
Friday 16 Feb 2018
2,03 +4,10%
Friday 9 Feb 2018
1,95 0,00%
Friday 2 Feb 2018
1,95 +2,63%
Friday 26 Jan 2018
1,90 0,00%
Friday 19 Jan 2018
1,90 -2,56%
Friday 12 Jan 2018
1,95 -7,14%
Friday 5 Jan 2018
2,10 -10,64%
Friday 29 Dec 2017
2,35 0,00%
Friday 22 Dec 2017
2,35 -11,32%
Friday 15 Dec 2017
2,65 -11,67%¹
n.q.: not quoted price
¹ Percentage change calculated on the previous useful survey.
A bonus (accounting for 30-50%) has to be added to the above butter price paid by traders to the producers.
Prices refer to block wrapped butter, ex-dairy, payment at sight of invoice.
Source: Parma Chamber of Commerce