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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 13 May 2022
4,67 -1,06%
Friday 6 May 2022
4,72 0,00%
Friday 29 Apr 2022
4,72 +1,07%
Friday 22 Apr 2022
4,67 0,00%
Friday 15 Apr 2022
4,67 +1,52%
Friday 8 Apr 2022
4,60 +3,37%
Friday 1 Apr 2022
4,45 +9,88%
Friday 25 Mar 2022
4,05 +8,00%
Friday 18 Mar 2022
3,75 +4,17%
Friday 11 Mar 2022
3,60 +1,41%
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