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FRANCE: Milkfat supply

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This page contains a chart showing the France deliveries’ milkfat monthly changes, in comparison with the butter price development.

Milkfat changes, converted into butter equivalent 82% fat, are calculated on the rolling year: for each month, the milkfat production is added to the production of the previous 11 months. With this method is always considered the total production in a 12-months time window, so it is possible to identify the trend without the effect of seasonality.

The chart below shows the three-year trend of the fat component in the France milk, while the table summarizes the average monthly prices of Butter.

Updates are detected twice a day. Last Update: July 13th, 2020, h: 00.00

Find out the monthly milkfat supply of the European Union and in the largest European milk Producers: Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Belgium, Ireland

€/ton EU-27
Average Monthly prices of Butter (Excl. UK)
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 2.882 4.254 4.269 4.352 3.648 -0,09% -16,18%
February 2.724 4.110 4.409 4.377 3.601 -1,28% -17,73%
March 2.604 4.075 4.679 4.196 3.489 -3,11% -16,84%
April 2.566 4.224 5.021 4.165 3.030 -13,16% -27,26%
May 2.550 4.607 5.600 4.130 2.902 -4,22% -29,74%
June 2.799 5.107 5.826 3.965 3.165 +9,06% -20,17%
July 3.053 5.720 5.621 3.812 3.310 +4,58% -13,18%
August 3.316 6.102 5.484 3.586
September 3.736 6.482 5.402 3.621
October 4.073 6.031 4.889 3.616
November 4.157 5.115 4.612 3.633
December 4.247 4.779 4.414 3.651
Jan - Jul 2.748 4.599 5.078 4.138 3.298
Change (1) - +67,37% +10,41% -18,50% -20,31%
Jan - Dec 3.219 5.046 5.026 3.920
Change (1) - +56,76% -0,39% -22,00%
Regulation (EU) No 2017/1185 Article 11
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price
€/ton France
Average Monthly prices of Butter
Beurre standard industriel 82% MG
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 2.842 3.036 2.876 2.822 4.381 4.222 4.339 3.754 +1,26% -13,48%
February 2.793 2.840 3.155 2.676 4.334 4.364 4.633 3.616 -3,69% -21,96%
March 2.763 2.838 3.335 2.609 4.271 4.965 4.268 3.360 -7,08% -21,29%
April 2.754 2.915 3.261 2.506 4.431 5.008 4.225 2.895 -13,83% -31,48%
May 2.750 3.170 3.114 2.467 4.753 5.900 4.172 2.705 -6,56% -35,16%
June 2.753 3.455 3.092 2.781 4.896 6.140 4.088 3.264 +20,66% -20,15%
July 2.762 3.610 3.026 3.207 6.151 5.967 3.829 3.315 +1,56% -13,43%
August 2.753 3.588 2.956 3.263 6.219 5.586 3.566
September 2.740 3.479 2.757 3.756 7.074 5.498 3.548
October 2.719 3.621 2.878 4.309 6.449 4.791 3.511
November 2.666 3.485 2.930 4.204 5.346 4.561 3.580
December 2.636 3.428 2.988 4.346 5.073 4.419 3.707
Jan - Jul 2.775 3.138 3.114 2.736 4.782 5.246 4.219 3.260
Change (1) -7,24% +13,08% -0,76% -12,15% +74,79% +9,70% -19,57% -22,74%
Jan - Dec 2.744 3.294 3.025 3.264 5.312 5.129 3.949
Change (1) -11,71% +20,04% -8,17% +7,90% +62,76% -3,45% -23,00%
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The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2005, 2010, 2015, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
UK trade data for the period Jan - Apr 2020 are provisional