Milk Cream, Italy (Milan)
The Milk Cream (Foreign and Italian) prices recorded over the last ten weeks are listed in the table.
The graph below shows an overview of Milk Cream prices over a given period.
Regulation (EC) CMO 1234/2007, Annex XV - Paragraph III- Point 1, states that:
for the purposes of this point: "Milk cream means the product obtained from milk with a milk-fat content of at least 10%."
The same document in the same annex - Paragraph IV states: "Subject to the provisions [...] Member States may adopt or maintain national regulations laying down different quality levels..."
The Italian regulation is Circular no. 40 dated 12/03/74 which states "Milk cream means a milk product rich in fat content obtained by skimming or centrifugation. The cream may be sold in three different forms, each with a different fat content:
half cream = minimum fat content 10%
cooking cream = minimum fat content 20%
whipping or double cream for use in confectionery = minimum fat content 30%"
Graziella Lasi of Bagnarola di Budrio (Bologna) contributed to the contents of this page - April 2010
From 1 January 2019 the list item "Milk Cream for use in the food industry"
has been split into:
"Italian Milk Cream (40% fat)" and "Foreign Milk Cream (40% fat)".