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Parma Churned Butter, Italy

This page contains the weekly wholesale prices for Churned Butter made from fresh cream specifically for buttermaking in the province of Parma, achieved by blending creams produced when milk is processed into Parmigiano Reggiano.

The prices recorded over the last ten weeks are listed in the table, while the graph to the side illustrates price trends over the last three years.

N.B.:
This Butter of superior quality and an integral part of the production chain, is characterized by a strong local identity in that its production is associated with a highly specific area.
On 1st January 2009 the price of Churned Butter was adjusted thanks to a recovery of Euro 0.35 per kg which was deducted from the bonus total paid to the producer (source: Parma Chamber of Commerce).
On 1st February 2012 the price of Churned Butter was adjusted further thanks to a recovery of Euro 0.35 per kg which was deducted from the bonus total paid to the producer (source: Parma Chamber of Commerce).

Survey Date
€ per Kg ± on prev. price
Friday 22 Oct 2021
2,40 +9,09%
Friday 15 Oct 2021
2,20 +10,00%
Friday 8 Oct 2021
2,00 +3,63%
Friday 1 Oct 2021
1,93 +5,46%
Friday 24 Sep 2021
1,83 +2,81%
Friday 17 Sep 2021
1,78 +5,95%
Friday 10 Sep 2021
1,68 +1,82%
Friday 3 Sep 2021
1,65 +3,12%
Friday 27 Aug 2021
1,60 +6,67%
Friday 20 Aug 2021
1,50 0,00%
n.q.: not quoted price
A bonus (accounting for 30-50%) has to be added to the above butter price paid by traders to the producers.
Prices refer to block wrapped butter, ex-dairy, payment at sight of invoice.
Source: Parma Chamber of Commerce