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Midwestern U.S. - Cream prices

On this page, you will find the average SPOT prices for Cream (CLASS II CREAM Butterfat), as recorded in the American Midwest.

The prices collected over the last ten weeks are listed in the table, while the graphs show the prices over the last three years, both in US$/Ton and in €/Ton.
Time series and the chart are available for monthly average prices, in local currency.

Furthermore, time series are available for monthly prices of the last nine years of Cream in the United States, compared with the Milk Cream prices,converted into 100% fat, in Milan - Italy, both in $/Ton.

Cream prices (CLASS II CREAM Butterfat), Midwestern U.S.
US $ per lb US $ per ton € per ton
min / max min / max ± on prev. price min / max ± on prev. price
Friday 24 May 2024
3,6790 / 3,8310 8.111 / 8.446 -0,58% 7.482 / 7.791 -0,54%
Friday 17 May 2024
3,6862 / 3,8675 8.127 / 8.526 +3,15% 7.494 / 7.863 +2,53%
Friday 10 May 2024
3,5559 / 3,7669 7.839 / 8.305 +0,06% 7.273 / 7.704 -0,27%
Friday 3 May 2024
3,5700 / 3,7485 7.871 / 8.264 +1,71% 7.326 / 7.692 +1,43%
Friday 26 Apr 2024
3,5100 / 3,6855 7.738 / 8.125 -1,19% 7.223 / 7.584 -1,76%
Friday 19 Apr 2024
3,5238 / 3,7587 7.769 / 8.287 +2,35% 7.292 / 7.779 +2,34%
Friday 12 Apr 2024
3,4409 / 3,6742 7.586 / 8.100 +2,54% 7.122 / 7.604 +4,36%
Friday 5 Apr 2024
3,4126 / 3,5263 7.524 / 7.774 +0,81% 6.940 / 7.171 +0,53%
Friday 29 Mar 2024
3,3852 / 3,4980 7.463 / 7.712 -1,89% 6.903 / 7.133 -1,78%
Friday 22 Mar 2024
3,3948 / 3,6211 7.484 / 7.983 +1,03% 6.915 / 7.376 +1,67%
Source: USDA
Informative note
Conversion: 1 Libbra = 0.453592 Kg
Midwestern U.S., F.O.B. Cream
NOTE: The conversion US $ / € for each quotation is calculated using the exchange rate of the previous day.


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$/lb

2009 2014 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 % on prev. month % on 2023
January 1,25 2,03 2,64 2,31 1,64 3,54 2,88 3,02 +0,93% +4,61%
February 1,27 2,25 2,65 2,14 1,63 3,33 2,89 3,24 +7,46% +12,10%
March 1,47 2,39 2,72 2,13 2,05 3,49 2,96 3,45 +6,53% +16,60%
April 1,50 2,57 2,84 1,27 2,35 3,57 2,96 3,57 +3,24% +20,37%
May 1,54 2,71 2,96 1,61 2,38 3,54 3,08 3,71 +4,11% +20,70%
June 1,57 2,96 3,09 2,56 2,42 3,85 3,04
July 1,56 3,26 3,19 2,40 2,26 3,99 3,27
August 1,56 3,33 3,19 2,13 2,21 4,44 3,80
September 1,56 3,72 2,87 1,98 2,39 4,31 3,66
October 1,61 3,12 2,78 1,98 2,40 4,20 4,48
November 1,90 2,46 2,66 1,83 2,80 3,75 3,76
December 1,78 2,36 2,42 1,73 2,79 3,32 2,99
Jan - May 1,41 2,39 2,77 1,90 1,99 3,50 2,96 3,40
Change (1) -43,46% +69,68% +15,94% -31,51% +5,11% +75,61% -15,54% +15,07%
Jan - Dec 1,54 2,77 2,84 2,01 2,28 3,78 3,30
Change (1) -36,06% +79,05% +2,61% -29,18% +13,23% +66,10% -12,64%
USDA
The monthly, cumulative and annual prices are arithmetic averages calculated on the basis of the weekly prices.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2009, 2014, 2019, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
Conversion: 1 Libbra = 0.453592 Kg
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$/ton Midwestern U.S.
Cream prices
(CLASS II CREAM Butterfat)
Italy, Milan
Foreign Milk Cream
use in the food industry,
100% m.g.
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 % su mese prec. % su 2023 2024 % su mese prec. % su 2023
January 5.238 5.650 5.480 5.829 5.090 3.620 7.813 6.359 6.653 +0,93% +4,61% 6.925 -9,91% +23,36%
February 5.649 5.347 5.415 5.843 4.719 3.596 7.351 6.377 7.149 +7,46% +12,10% 6.801 -1,79% +23,24%
March 5.268 5.330 5.909 5.998 4.696 4.521 7.700 6.532 7.616 +6,53% +16,60% 7.339 +7,91% +25,49%
April 5.312 5.427 6.137 6.251 2.792 5.191 7.878 6.532 7.863 +3,24% +20,37% 7.308 -0,41% +23,02%
May 5.282 5.793 6.414 6.522 3.540 5.253 7.800 6.782 8.186 +4,11% +20,70% 7.642 +4,56% +32,01%
June 5.833 6.782 6.601 6.817 5.642 5.337 8.489 6.697
July 6.374 7.236 6.456 7.032 5.283 4.976 8.794 7.201
August 6.219 7.574 6.774 7.042 4.704 4.876 9.790 8.377
September 5.560 6.914 6.470 6.335 4.355 5.265 9.500 8.071
October 4.930 6.605 6.616 6.123 4.364 5.282 9.262 9.872
November 5.341 6.357 6.848 5.861 4.040 6.176 8.267 8.285
December 5.668 5.809 5.999 5.325 3.808 6.144 7.322 6.591
Media Aritmetica 5.556 6.235 6.260 6.248 4.419 5.020 8.331 7.306 7.493 7.203
Variazione (1) -5,93% +12,22% +0,39% -0,19% -29,27% +13,58% +65,96% -12,29% +14,99% +25,44%
Fonte: USDA
1) change from the same period of previous year
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Show/Hide comparison table between Milk Cream 100% m.g. Italy - Milan and Cream U.S. prices

$/ton Italy, Milan
Foreign Milk Cream
use in the food industry,
100% m.g.
Midwestern U.S.
Cream prices
(CLASS II CREAM Butterfat)
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 % su mese prec. % su 2023 2024 % su mese prec. % su 2023
January 3.728 5.254 5.810 5.822 4.644 4.884 7.762 5.613 6.925 -9,91% +23,36% 6.653 +0,93% +4,61%
February 3.483 5.069 6.622 5.633 4.430 5.338 7.883 5.518 6.801 -1,79% +23,24% 7.149 +7,46% +12,10%
March 3.330 5.503 7.303 5.398 4.573 5.854 8.443 5.848 7.339 +7,91% +25,49% 7.616 +6,53% +16,60%
April 3.251 5.857 7.714 5.408 3.639 5.720 9.453 5.941 7.308 -0,41% +23,02% 7.863 +3,24% +20,37%
May 3.416 6.717 8.298 5.201 3.748 5.927 8.971 5.789 7.642 +4,56% +32,01% 8.186 +4,11% +20,70%
June 4.365 7.875 8.452 4.955 4.749 6.008 9.272 6.125
July 4.718 8.541 7.619 4.869 4.843 5.748 8.983 5.872
August 5.083 9.445 7.738 4.747 5.130 5.974 8.761 5.854
September 6.083 9.710 7.768 5.304 5.445 6.591 8.802 6.317
October 6.362 8.253 6.810 5.167 5.372 7.703 8.745 7.035
November 6.520 7.835 6.536 5.263 4.948 8.190 8.110 7.774
December 5.917 6.510 6.162 4.812 4.837 8.082 7.677 7.687
Media Aritmetica 4.688 7.214 7.236 5.215 4.697 6.335 8.572 6.281 7.203 7.493
Variazione (1) +13,09% +53,89% +0,30% -27,93% -9,94% +34,89% +35,31% -26,72% +25,44% +14,99%
Fonte: CCIAA di Milano
1) change from the same period of previous year
The displayed prices representend the list item 'Milk Cream for use in the food industry' until the 31st of December 2018 , instead, since the 1st of January 2019 the displayed prices are representing the list item 'Foreign Milk Cream'
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