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Farm-gate prices of milk

This page contains two graphs:
  • one comparing the price of Farm-gate Milk in New Zealand, the US and Lombardy, (the largest milk-producing region in Italian production) over a given time period;
  • one comparing the price of Farm-gate Milk in New Zealand, US and Germany over a given time period.

N.B.:
New Zealand exports approximately 85% of its milk production, which is processed into cheddar-type cheeses, milk powders and butter.
New Zealand exports standard products that are mainly linked to mass consumption or industrial use.
The main difference between New Zealand's production (which is comparable to US production) and Lombard production lies in the quality of end use, which is reflected by the different milk prices. Lombard milk production is mostly processed into P.D.O. (Protected Designation of Origin) products.

 
Farmgate milk price
Lombardy (Italy) * (€/100 kg.)
Month 2016 2017 2018 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2017
January 34,92 36,37 (e)37,34 -2,53% +2,67%
February 34,92 36,86 (e)36,37 -2,60% -1,32%
March 33,46 36,86 (e)35,89 -1,33% -2,63%
April 32,49 36,86 (e)35,40 -1,35% -3,95%
May 32,49 36,86 (e)35,40 0,00% -3,95%
June 32,49 36,86 (e)35,40 0,00% -3,95%
July 32,49 37,34 (e)35,40 0,00% -5,19%
August 32,49 37,83 (e)36,37 +2,74% -3,85%
September 32,98 38,31  
October 33,95 38,31  
November 34,92 38,31  
December 35,40 38,31  
Average 33,58 37,42 35,95
Change¹ % -4,26% +11,43% -2,79%
Last Update: 2018-09-17
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Approx. average fat 3,7% p.v. ; Prot 3,25% p.v.
(e) = estimated price
Source: Processed by CLAL
 
Farmgate milk price
Germany * (€/100 kg.)
Month 2016 2017 2018 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2017
January 27,45 32,53 35,52 -7,64% +9,19%
February 26,82 32,68 33,37 -6,05% +2,11%
March 25,83 32,63 32,73 -1,92% +0,31%
April 24,59 32,66 32,22 -1,56% -1,35%
May 23,08 33,31 32,15 -0,22% -3,48%
June 22,83 34,42 32,66 +1,59% -5,11%
July 23,22 35,98 33,33 +2,05% -7,37%
August 23,88 37,32 34,02 +2,07% -8,84%
September 25,70 38,49  
October 28,84 39,14  
November 31,19 38,98  
December 31,94 38,46  
Average 26,28 35,55 33,25
Change¹ % -8,77% +35,27% -2,04%
Last Update: 2018-10-12
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Approx. average fat 3,7% p.v. ; Prot 3,25% p.v.3,7% fat - 3,40% proteins
Since January 2010 Fat content, to which farm-gate milk price refers, has increased from 3,70 % to 4,00 %.
Source: Processed by CLAL
Farmgate milk price
USA * (€/100 kg.)
Month 2016 2017 2018 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2017
January 32,68 39,26 29,10 -9,18% -25,88%
February 31,20 38,32 27,32 -6,11% -28,72%
March 30,39 35,70 27,88 +2,06% -21,90%
April 29,16 33,92 28,37 +1,78% -16,36%
May 28,26 33,30 30,24 +6,56% -9,19%
June 29,06 33,96 30,77 +1,77% -9,40%
July 32,07 33,13 29,05 -5,58% -12,31%
August 33,62 33,61 (e)30,35 +4,47% -9,69%
September 34,02 32,94  
October 33,19 33,57  
November 35,93 34,00  
December 39,31 32,04  
Average 32,41 34,48 29,13
Change¹ % -4,65% +6,39% -17,11%
Last Update: 2018-09-28
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Approx. average fat 3,7% p.p. avg.
(e) = estimated price
Source: Processed by CLAL
 
Farmgate milk price
Nuova Zelanda * (€/100 kg.)
Month 2016 2017 2018 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2017
January 21,22 33,36 31,21 +1,17% -6,44%
February 19,99 33,53 30,82 -1,25% -8,08%
March 20,29 32,38 30,62 -0,65% -5,44%
April 20,32 32,84 31,06 +1,44% -5,42%
May 20,11 31,78 30,97 -0,29% -2,55%
June 22,86 34,23 31,29 +1,03% -8,59%
July 25,96 33,98 31,34 +0,16% -7,77%
August 28,46 34,08 30,94 -1,28% -9,21%
September 28,76 33,54  
October 32,31 33,00  
November 32,96 30,77  
December 33,23 30,85  
Average 25,54 32,86 31,03
Change¹ % +8,09% +28,67% -6,74%
Last Update: 2018-10-08
1) change from the same period of previous year
*: Approx. average fat 4,7% p.p. avg. ; Prot. 3,35% p.p. avg.
Source: UK-Milk Development Council