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Wholesale prices of butter

This page provides, in the given period, with the comparison of the wholesale price of butter in some selected countries: the US, Germany, Oceania and Italy. The price fluctuation may be the result of the following:
  • the currency exchange rate variability (US and Oceania);
  • the price support policies (DEIP in the US and "intervention prices" in the EU);
  • the amount of product in stock.
Germany 01/07/2020 3.400 €/tons
 
US 03/07/2020 3.394 €/tons
 
Oceania 03/07/2020 3.234 €/tons
 
Italy, Milan 06/07/2020 3.150 €/tons
Germany Köln
Deutsche Merkenbutter  (€/tons)
Month 2018 2019 2020 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2019
January 4.135 4.475 3.631 -0,06% -18,85%
February 4.669 4.319 3.595 -1,00% -16,76%
March 4.844 4.131 3.500 -2,64% -15,28%
April 5.438 4.175 2.790 -20,29% -33,17%
May 5.990 4.094 2.881 +3,27% -29,62%
June 6.069 3.863 3.181 +10,41% -17,64%
July 5.550 3.700 3.400 +6,88% -8,11%
August 5.655 3.556  
September 5.513 3.631  
October 4.863 3.675  
November 4.488 3.633  
December 4.417 3.633  
Average 5.136 3.907 3.283
Variazione¹ % -2,54% -23,92% -20,09%
Last Update:01-07-2020
1) change from the same period of previous year
Source: ZMP; since May 6,2009 Amtliche Notierungskommissionen für Butter und Käse, Hannover
 
Poland
Maslo Ekstra min 82%  (€/tons)
Month 2018 2019 2020 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2019
January 4.082 4.266 3.558 -5,44% -16,58%
February 4.021 4.163 3.497 -1,71% -15,98%
March 4.288 4.031 3.305 -5,51% -18,01%
April 4.554 4.029 3.028 -8,36% -24,84%
May 5.102 4.018 2.709 -10,54% -32,57%
June 5.284 3.729 2.919 +7,74% -21,72%
July 5.286 3.565  
August 5.070 3.399  
September 5.327 3.651  
October 4.872 3.843  
November 4.608 3.752  
December 4.437 3.763  
Average 4.744 3.851 3.169
Variazione¹ % -0,44% -18,83% -21,53%
Last Update:02-07-2020
1) change from the same period of previous year
Source: SZIF (Ministerstwo Rolnictwa i Rozwoju Wsi)
 
US - Chicago (CME)
Butter, Grade AA  (€/tons)
Month 2018 2019 2020 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2019
January 3.914 4.346 3.771 -3,98% -13,22%
February 3.741 4.411 3.594 -4,69% -18,52%
March 3.941 4.424 3.445 -4,16% -22,13%
April 4.151 4.463 2.467 -28,40% -44,73%
May 4.436 4.616 2.984 +20,97% -35,36%
June 4.406 4.661 3.629 +21,61% -22,15%
July 4.214 4.706 3.394 -6,46% -27,88%
August 4.355 4.522  
September 4.255 4.336  
October 4.329 4.216  
November 4.372 4.068  
December 4.269 3.928  
Average 4.199 4.391 3.326
Variazione¹ % -7,64% +4,59% -26,38%
Last Update:03-07-2020
1) change from the same period of previous year
Source: USDA AMS Dairy Market News
 
Oceania
Butter, 82% Butterfat  (€/tons)
Month 2018 2019 2020 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2019
January 3.910 3.660 3.634 +1,76% -0,71%
February 4.042 3.841 3.822 +5,16% -0,50%
March 4.337 4.223 3.844 +0,58% -8,97%
April 4.563 5.009 3.951 +2,79% -21,13%
May 4.872 5.032 3.581 -9,37% -28,84%
June 4.878 4.261 3.226 -9,92% -24,30%
July 4.458 3.872 3.234 +0,25% -16,47%
August 4.147 3.801  
September 3.735 3.757  
October 3.622 3.721  
November 3.619 3.733  
December 3.349 3.571  
Average 4.128 4.040 3.613
Variazione¹ % -12,83% -2,12% -15,41%
Last Update:03-07-2020
1) change from the same period of previous year
Source: USDA AMS Dairy Markets News
 
Italy
Butter, reg. CEE  (€/tons)
Month 2018 2019 2020 ± on prev.
month.
± % from
2019
January 3.825 4.050 3.350 0,00% -17,28%
February 4.125 4.025 3.350 0,00% -16,77%
March 4.500 3.868 3.250 -2,99% -15,97%
April 4.900 3.850 2.850 -12,31% -25,97%
May 5.550 3.838 2.725 -4,39% -28,99%
June 5.788 3.650 3.030 +11,19% -16,99%
July 5.298 3.470 3.150 +3,96% -9,22%
August 5.215 3.300  
September 5.195 3.300  
October 4.614 3.313  
November 4.275 3.338  
December 4.100 3.350  
Average 4.782 3.613 3.101
Variazione¹ % -4,64% -24,46% -18,86%
Last Update:06-07-2020
1) change from the same period of previous year
Source: CCIAA - Milan
 
UK trade data for the period Jan - Apr 2020 are provisional