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Midwestern U.S. - Cream prices

On this page, you will find the average SPOT prices for Cream (CLASS II CREAM Butterfat), as recorded in the American Midwest.

The prices collected over the last ten weeks are listed in the table, while the graphs show the prices over the last three years, both in US$/Ton and in €/Ton.
Time series and the chart are available for monthly average prices, in local currency.

Furthermore, time series are available for monthly prices of the last nine years of Cream in the United States, compared with the Milk Cream prices,converted into 100% fat, in Milan - Italy, both in $/Ton.

Survey Date
Cream prices (CLASS II CREAM Butterfat), Midwestern U.S.
US $ per lb US $ per ton € per ton
min / max min / max ± on prev. price min / max ± on prev. price
Friday 7 May 2021
2,2861 / 2,4468 5.040 / 5.394 +2,65% 4.179 / 4.473 +2,85%
Friday 30 Apr 2021
2,2784 / 2,3322 5.023 / 5.142 -4,63% 4.157 / 4.256 -4,75%
Friday 23 Apr 2021
2,3889 / 2,4453 5.267 / 5.391 -0,59% 4.365 / 4.468 -1,25%
Friday 16 Apr 2021
2,3946 / 2,4683 5.279 / 5.442 +2,41% 4.404 / 4.540 +1,57%
Friday 9 Apr 2021
2,3106 / 2,4380 5.094 / 5.375 +5,78% 4.285 / 4.521 +4,51%
Friday 2 Apr 2021
2,1844 / 2,3048 4.816 / 5.081 +1,45% 4.100 / 4.326 +1,76%
Friday 26 Mar 2021
2,1445 / 2,2807 4.728 / 5.028 +4,51% 4.013 / 4.268 +5,48%
Friday 19 Mar 2021
2,0746 / 2,1596 4.574 / 4.761 +2,78% 3.846 / 4.004 +3,14%
Friday 12 Mar 2021
2,0178 / 2,1019 4.449 / 4.634 +13,62% 3.728 / 3.883 +14,58%
Friday 5 Mar 2021
1,7832 / 1,8426 3.931 / 4.062 +0,38% 3.267 / 3.376 +1,11%
Source: USDA
Informative note
Conversion: 1 Libbra = 0.453592 Kg
Midwestern U.S., F.O.B. Cream
NOTE: The conversion US $ / € for each quotation is calculated using the exchange rate of the previous day.


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$/lb
2006 2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 1,62 2,31 2,38 2,56 2,49 2,64 2,31 1,64 -4,94% -28,88%
February 1,43 2,51 2,56 2,43 2,46 2,65 2,14 1,63 -0,65% -23,80%
March 1,40 2,57 2,39 2,42 2,68 2,72 2,13 2,05 +25,71% -3,74%
April 1,41 2,50 2,41 2,46 2,78 2,84 1,27 2,35 +14,82% +85,94%
May 1,47 2,54 2,40 2,63 2,91 2,96 1,61 2,37 +0,51% +47,39%
June 1,52 2,78 2,65 3,08 2,99 3,09 2,56
July 1,53 2,73 2,89 3,28 2,93 3,19 2,40
August 1,85 2,84 2,82 3,44 3,07 3,19 2,13
September 1,86 2,45 2,52 3,14 2,93 2,87 1,98
October 1,74 2,22 2,24 3,00 3,00 2,78 1,98
November 1,73 2,26 2,42 2,88 3,11 2,66 1,83
December 1,59 1,96 2,57 2,63 2,72 2,42 1,73
Jan - May 1,46 2,49 2,42 2,50 2,66 2,77 1,90 1,95
Change (1) -27,69% +69,94% -2,54% +2,95% +6,76% +3,94% -31,51% +2,90%
Jan - Dec 1,60 2,47 2,52 2,83 2,85 2,84 2,01
Change (1) -27,29% +54,71% +2,21% +12,04% +0,76% -0,39% -29,18%
USDA
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2006, 2011, 2016, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
Conversion: 1 Libbra = 0.453592 Kg
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$/ton Midwestern U.S.
Cream prices
(CLASS II CREAM Butterfat)
Italy, Milan
Foreign Milk Cream
use in the food industry,
100% m.g.
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % su mese prec. % su 2020 2021 % su mese prec. % su 2020
January 3.761 4.470 4.046 5.238 5.650 5.480 5.829 5.090 3.620 -4,94% -28,88% 4.884 +0,95% +5,17%
February 4.047 4.967 4.565 5.649 5.347 5.415 5.843 4.719 3.596 -0,65% -23,80% 5.338 +9,31% +20,50%
March 4.205 5.262 4.549 5.268 5.330 5.909 5.998 4.696 4.521 +25,71% -3,74% 5.854 +9,67% +28,02%
April 4.603 5.659 4.711 5.312 5.427 6.137 6.251 2.792 5.191 +14,82% +85,94% 5.720 -2,29% +57,20%
May 4.467 5.985 5.101 5.282 5.793 6.414 6.522 3.540 5.217 +0,51% +47,39% 5.608 -1,96% +49,64%
June 4.381 6.525 5.373 5.833 6.782 6.601 6.817 5.642
July 4.438 7.188 6.125 6.374 7.236 6.456 7.032 5.283
August 4.265 7.332 6.721 6.219 7.574 6.774 7.042 4.704
September 4.250 8.205 7.614 5.560 6.914 6.470 6.335 4.355
October 4.441 6.888 7.336 4.930 6.605 6.616 6.123 4.364
November 4.612 5.423 7.867 5.341 6.357 6.848 5.861 4.040
December 4.602 5.195 6.864 5.668 5.809 5.999 5.325 3.808
Media Aritmetica 4.339 6.092 5.906 5.556 6.235 6.260 6.248 4.419 4.429 5.481
Variazione (1) -0,88% +40,38% -3,04% -5,93% +12,22% +0,39% -0,19% -29,27% +6,28% +30,29%
Fonte: USDA
1) change from the same period of previous year
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Show/Hide comparison table between Milk Cream 100% m.g. Italy - Milan and Cream U.S. prices

$/ton Italy, Milan
Foreign Milk Cream
use in the food industry,
100% m.g.
Midwestern U.S.
Cream prices
(CLASS II CREAM Butterfat)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % su mese prec. % su 2020 2021 % su mese prec. % su 2020
January 5.681 6.624 4.126 3.728 5.254 5.810 5.822 4.644 4.884 +0,95% +5,17% 3.620 -4,94% -28,88%
February 5.544 6.095 4.526 3.483 5.069 6.622 5.633 4.430 5.338 +9,31% +20,50% 3.596 -0,65% -23,80%
March 5.587 6.151 4.433 3.330 5.503 7.303 5.398 4.573 5.854 +9,67% +28,02% 4.521 +25,71% -3,74%
April 6.383 6.008 4.002 3.251 5.857 7.714 5.408 3.639 5.720 -2,29% +57,20% 5.191 +14,82% +85,94%
May 6.540 5.836 3.916 3.416 6.717 8.298 5.201 3.748 5.608 -1,96% +49,64% 5.217 +0,51% +47,39%
June 6.759 6.134 4.177 4.365 7.875 8.452 4.955 4.749
July 6.880 5.940 3.986 4.718 8.541 7.619 4.869 4.843
August 7.098 5.393 3.917 5.083 9.445 7.738 4.747 5.130
September 7.275 4.877 4.250 6.083 9.710 7.768 5.304 5.445
October 7.346 5.164 4.311 6.362 8.253 6.810 5.167 5.372
November 7.354 5.129 4.101 6.520 7.835 6.536 5.263 4.948
December 7.345 4.809 3.997 5.917 6.510 6.162 4.812 4.837
Media Aritmetica 6.649 5.680 4.145 4.688 7.214 7.236 5.215 4.697 5.481 4.429
Variazione (1) +30,53% -14,58% -27,02% +13,09% +53,89% +0,30% -27,93% -9,94% +30,29% +6,28%
Fonte: CCIAA di Milano
1) change from the same period of previous year
The displayed prices representend the list item 'Milk Cream for use in the food industry' until the 31st of December 2018 , instead, since the 1st of January 2019 the displayed prices are representing the list item 'Foreign Milk Cream'
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