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Wholesale prices of butter

This page provides, in the given period, with the comparison of the wholesale price of butter in some selected countries: the US, Germany, Oceania and Italy. The price fluctuation may be the result of the following:
  • the currency exchange rate variability (US and Oceania);
  • the price support policies (DEIP in the US and "intervention prices" in the EU);
  • the amount of product in stock.

World - Comparative historical overview of butter prices in recent years

Germany 20/02/2019 4.300 €/tons
 
USA 15/02/2019 4.402 €/tons
 
Oceania 15/02/2019 3.971 €/tons
 
Italy, Milan 18/02/2019 4.000 €/tons
Germany Köln
Deutsche Merkenbutter * (€/tons)
Month 2017 2018 2019 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2018
January 4.275 4.135 4.475 +1,32% +8,22%
February 4.063 4.669 4.367 -2,42% -6,47%
March 4.230 4.844  
April 4.413 5.438  
May 4.980 5.990  
June 5.863 6.069  
July 6.213 5.550  
August 6.660 5.655  
September 6.906 5.513  
October 6.141 4.863  
November 5.050 4.488  
December 4.443 4.417  
Average 5.270 5.136 4.421
Variazione¹ % +57,71% -2,54% +0,43%
Last Update:20-02-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Consult weekly wholesale prices
Source: ZMP; since May 6,2009 Amtliche Notierungskommissionen für Butter und Käse, Hannover
 
Poland
Maslo Ekstra min 82% * (€/tons)
Month 2017 2018 2019 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2018
January 4.189 4.082 4.266 -3,86% +4,50%
February 3.793 4.021 4.211 -1,28% +4,73%
March 3.833 4.288  
April 4.053 4.554  
May 4.270 5.102  
June 4.744 5.284  
July 5.100 5.286  
August 5.596 5.070  
September 5.851 5.327  
October 5.570 4.872  
November 5.233 4.608  
December 4.951 4.437  
Average 4.765 4.744 4.238
Variazione¹ % +56,34% -0,44% +4,61%
Last Update:14-02-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Consult weekly wholesale prices
Source: SZIF (Ministerstwo Rolnictwa i Rozwoju Wsi)
 
USA - Chicago (CME)
Butter, Grade AA * (€/tons)
Month 2017 2018 2019 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2018
January 4.620 3.914 4.346 +1,80% +11,03%
February 4.411 3.741 4.419 +1,68% +18,12%
March 4.409 3.941  
April 4.307 4.151  
May 4.547 4.436  
June 5.003 4.406  
July 5.029 4.214  
August 5.002 4.355  
September 4.521 4.255  
October 4.377 4.329  
November 4.208 4.372  
December 4.117 4.269  
Average 4.546 4.199 4.382
Variazione¹ % +9,27% -7,64% +14,49%
Last Update:15-02-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Consult weekly wholesale prices
Source: USDA AMS Dairy Market News
 
Oceania
Butter, 82% Butterfat * (€/tons)
Month 2017 2018 2019 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2018
January 4.163 3.910 3.660 +9,28% -6,38%
February 4.159 4.042 3.841 +4,94% -4,99%
March 4.573 4.337  
April 4.748 4.563  
May 4.643 4.872  
June 5.123 4.878  
July 5.280 4.458  
August 5.159 4.147  
September 5.227 3.735  
October 4.929 3.622  
November 4.775 3.619  
December 4.044 3.349  
Average 4.735 4.128 3.751
Variazione¹ % +60,58% -12,83% -5,67%
Last Update:15-02-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Consult weekly wholesale prices
Source: USDA AMS Dairy Markets News
 
Italy
Butter, reg. CEE * (€/tons)
Month 2017 2018 2019 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2018
January 4.078 3.825 4.050 -1,22% +5,88%
February 3.855 4.125 4.033 -0,41% -2,22%
March 3.970 4.500  
April 4.195 4.900  
May 4.670 5.550  
June 5.448 5.788  
July 5.972 5.298  
August 6.267 5.215  
September 6.450 5.195  
October 5.970 4.614  
November 4.925 4.275  
December 4.375 4.100  
Average 5.014 4.782 4.042
Variazione¹ % +62,27% -4,64% +1,68%
Last Update:18-02-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Consult weekly wholesale prices
Source: CCIAA - Milan