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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 16th, 2019, 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 The Netherlands
Average Monthly prices of Butter
2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 2.063 3.922 2.840 2.715 4.270 4.104 4.310 +3,98% +5,02%
February 2.103 3.553 3.270 2.568 4.023 4.565 4.233 -1,80% -7,28%
March 2.140 3.530 3.350 2.360 4.248 4.790 4.078 -3,66% -14,87%
April 2.168 3.500 3.088 2.378 4.468 5.300 4.135 +1,41% -21,98%
May 2.183 3.398 2.928 2.483 4.860 5.942 4.084 -1,23% -31,27%
June 2.220 3.460 2.970 2.922 5.725 6.010 3.805 -6,83% -36,69%
July 2.280 3.480 2.838 3.168 6.153 5.420 3.556 -6,54% -34,39%
August 2.343 3.255 2.660 3.520 6.620 5.470 3.383 -4,88% -38,16%
September 2.512 2.895 2.752 4.020 6.960 5.338 3.448 +1,92% -35,41%
October 3.095 2.958 2.985 4.203 5.995 4.550 3.514 +1,93% -22,77%
November 3.380 2.980 2.975 4.346 4.958 4.258 3.560 +1,31% -16,38%
December 3.298 2.835 2.863 4.390 4.343 4.145 3.590 +0,84% -13,39%
Jan - Dec 2.488 3.325 2.956 3.258 5.215 4.993 3.821
Change (1) - +33,64% -11,11% +10,23% +60,05% -4,26% -23,47%
Average 2.488 3.325 2.956 3.258 5.215 4.993 3.821
Change (1) - +33,64% -11,11% +10,23% +60,05% -4,26% -23,47%
Productschap Zuivel
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for year 2014, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
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