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Butter 99% Butterfat, International Market - Western Europe


This page contains the wholesale prices for Butter (Butter, 99% Butterfat) produced in Europe and recorded by the USDA.
This Area is referred to as the "International dairy market news - Europe".

Prices are recorded fortnightly.

The average Anhydrous Milk Fat prices recorded over the most recent period are listed in the table, while the graph below illustrates price trends over the past three years in € and in local currency. Furthermore, time series are available for monthly average prices of last nine years.

The graph below compares prices over a given period for Anhydrous Milk Fat in the Western Europe market - International Market (source USDA) with those for Anhydrous Milk Fat in France.
 
Western Europe - International Market
Fortnightly prices of Butter
Butter, 99% Butterfat
US $ per ton € per ton
min / max ± on prev. price min / max ± on prev. price
Friday 16 Sep 2022
8.800 / 9.200 -0,96% 8.841 / 9.243 -0,57%
Friday 2 Sep 2022
8.750 / 9.425 +5,06% 8.756 / 9.432 +5,70%
Friday 19 Aug 2022
7.750 / 9.550 -0,14% 7.708 / 9.499 +1,63%
Friday 5 Aug 2022
7.875 / 9.450 +0,43% 7.696 / 9.235 +0,01%
Friday 22 Jul 2022
7.650 / 9.600 -1,15% 7.507 / 9.421 -1,41%
Friday 8 Jul 2022
7.350 / 10.100 -0,99% 7.232 / 9.938 +2,52%
Friday 24 Jun 2022
7.300 / 10.325 +0,28% 6.937 / 9.811 +0,80%
Friday 10 Jun 2022
7.225 / 10.350 +1,44% 6.830 / 9.784 +2,82%
Friday 27 May 2022
7.200 / 10.125 0,00% 6.715 / 9.443 -3,14%
Friday 13 May 2022
6.725 / 10.600 +0,73% 6.476 / 10.207 +2,23%
n.q.: not quoted price
Source: USDA
Informative note
NOTE: The conversion US $ / € for each quotation is calculated using the exchange rate of the previous day.

Prices are U.S. $/MT (Metric Ton= 2,204.6 pounds) F.O.B. port. Information gathered for this report is from trades, offers to sell, and secondary data.
USD
$/ton WESTERN EUROPE
Butter 99% m.g.
FRANCE
Concentrated Butter
(99% m.g.)
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 % on prev. month % on 2021 2022 % on prev. month % on 2021
January 6.717 4.081 3.744 4.819 7.181 6.906 5.075 4.894 7.331 +5,49% +49,81% 6.563 +4,02% +37,70%
February 6.519 4.288 3.738 4.819 6.781 6.600 4.981 4.913 7.663 +4,52% +55,98% 6.814 +3,83% +40,28%
March 6.125 4.238 3.713 5.163 6.829 6.121 4.463 5.244 7.606 -0,73% +45,05% 6.955 +2,08% +40,90%
April 5.913 4.113 3.667 5.431 6.869 6.075 3.806 5.496 8.263 +8,63% +50,34% 6.700 -3,68% +33,42%
May 5.669 4.017 3.688 5.650 7.188 6.156 3.613 5.731 8.663 +4,84% +51,15% 7.200 +7,47% +36,09%
June 5.706 4.025 3.850 5.888 7.481 5.869 3.494 5.856 8.800 +1,59% +50,27% 7.376 +2,45% +38,64%
July 5.750 3.956 3.838 6.800 7.669 5.638 4.579 5.863 8.675 -1,42% +47,97% 8.109 +9,93% +48,63%
August 5.271 3.563 4.013 7.588 7.354 5.433 4.944 5.581 8.656 -0,22% +55,10% 8.609 +6,17% +51,37%
September 4.700 3.425 4.263 8.208 6.913 5.306 4.969 5.850 9.044 +4,48% +54,59% 8.913 +3,52% +55,05%
October 4.631 3.688 4.400 8.425 6.938 5.113 4.906 6.008
November 4.600 3.750 4.763 7.588 6.931 5.175 4.675 6.594
December 4.381 3.750 4.856 7.138 6.888 4.856 4.806 6.950
Average* 5.498 3.908 4.044 6.460 7.085 5.771 4.526 5.748 8.300 7.471
Change (1) -8,42% -28,93% +3,49% +59,73% +9,68% -18,55% -21,57% +27,01% +51,13% +42,81%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
  = max price