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NETHERLANDS: Milkfat supply

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This page contains a chart showing the Netherlands 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 Netherlands milk, while the table summarizes the average monthly prices of Butter.

Updates are detected twice a day. Last Update: December 2nd, 2022, h: 00.00

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

€/ton
2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 % on prev. month % on 2021
January 4.254 4.269 4.352 3.648 3.418 5.706 +4,51% +66,96%
February 4.110 4.409 4.377 3.601 3.573 5.939 +4,08% +66,21%
March 4.075 4.679 4.196 3.489 3.870 6.219 +4,72% +60,70%
April 4.224 5.021 4.165 3.031 4.000 6.833 +9,87% +70,84%
May 4.607 5.600 4.130 2.902 4.091 6.976 +2,09% +70,55%
June 5.107 5.826 3.965 3.165 4.096 7.241 +3,79% +76,77%
July 5.720 5.621 3.812 3.333 3.970 7.189 -0,72% +81,07%
August 6.102 5.484 3.586 3.411 3.954 7.145 -0,60% +80,70%
September 6.482 5.402 3.621 3.479 4.077 7.221 +1,05% +77,11%
October 6.031 4.889 3.616 3.457 4.549 7.043 -2,46% +54,81%
November 5.115 4.612 3.633 3.478 5.099 6.586 -6,49% +29,15%
December 4.779 4.414 3.651 3.388 5.460
Jan - Nov 5.074 5.091 3.949 3.359 4.058 6.736
Change (1) - +0,35% -22,44% -14,93% +20,81% +65,97%
Jan - Dec 5.046 5.026 3.920 3.362 4.166
Change (1) - -0,39% -22,00% -14,25% +23,94%
Source: European Commission (Milk Market Observatory)
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
= max price
€/ton
2012 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 % on prev. month % on 2021
January 3.475 4.270 4.104 4.310 3.565 3.330 6.073 +5,21% +82,36%
February 3.280 4.023 4.565 4.233 3.540 3.578 5.970 -1,69% +66,88%
March 3.015 4.248 4.790 4.078 3.393 4.016 6.530 +9,38% +62,60%
April 2.670 4.468 5.300 4.135 2.718 3.998 7.255 +11,10% +81,49%
May 2.418 4.860 5.942 4.084 2.773 4.015 7.120 -1,86% +77,33%
June 2.595 5.725 6.010 3.805 3.123 4.034 7.246 +1,77% +79,62%
July 2.700 6.153 5.420 3.556 3.324 3.813 7.090 -2,15% +85,97%
August 2.824 6.620 5.470 3.383 3.335 3.880 7.092 +0,03% +82,78%
September 3.185 6.960 5.338 3.448 3.380 4.128 7.220 +1,80% +74,90%
October 3.224 5.995 4.550 3.514 3.350 4.805 6.795 -5,89% +41,42%
November 3.345 4.958 4.258 3.560 3.305 5.405 5.840 -14,05% +8,05%
December 3.445 4.343 4.145 3.590 3.286 5.772
Jan - Nov 2.972 5.288 5.064 3.831 3.248 4.089 6.742
Change (1) - +77,89% -4,24% -24,34% -15,22% +25,90% +64,89%
Jan - Dec 3.009 5.215 4.993 3.817 3.251 4.251
Change (1) - +73,33% -4,26% -23,56% -14,81% +30,74%
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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 year 2017, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price