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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: September 29th, 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 -3,12% -16,85%
April 2.566 4.224 5.021 4.165 3.031 -13,12% -27,23%
May 2.550 4.607 5.600 4.130 2.902 -4,27% -29,75%
June 2.799 5.107 5.826 3.965 3.165 +9,07% -20,17%
July 3.053 5.720 5.621 3.812 3.333 +5,30% -12,57%
August 3.316 6.102 5.484 3.586 3.411 +2,36% -4,87%
September 3.736 6.482 5.402 3.621 3.471 +1,73% -4,14%
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 - Sep 2.908 4.947 5.161 4.015 3.330
Change (1) - +70,12% +4,34% -22,20% -17,07%
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 3.356 +2,82% -12,36%
August 2.753 3.588 2.956 3.263 6.219 5.586 3.566 3.367 +0,34% -5,58%
September 2.740 3.479 2.757 3.756 7.074 5.498 3.548 3.464 +2,86% -2,39%
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 - Sep 2.769 3.219 3.057 2.864 5.223 5.313 4.067 3.290
Change (1) -9,14% +16,25% -5,02% -6,33% +82,38% +1,72% -23,46% -19,10%
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