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Whey Protein Concentrate, US

This page contains the wholesale prices for Whey Protein Concentrate (WPC containing 34% protein on a dry basis) produced in the United States (Central and West).
Prices are recorded weekly.

The prices recorded in the last ten weeks are listed in the table, while the graph below illustrates price trends over the past three years in € and in local currency.

The graphs below compare:
  • the prices for Whey Protein Concentrate (WPC) and edible lactose in the US with the prices of animal feed whey powder in Germany over a given period;
  • the prices for Whey Protein Concentrate (WPC) and Nonfat Dry Milk (SMP) in the US.
 
Survey Date
US - Weekly prices of
Whey Protein Concentrate
WPC containing 34% protein on a dry basis
US $ per lb US $ per ton € per ton
min / max min / max ± on prev. price min / max ± on prev. price
Friday 7 May 2021
1,0900 / 1,1600 2.403 / 2.557 +1,81% 1.993 / 2.121 +2,00%
Friday 30 Apr 2021
1,0500 / 1,1600 2.315 / 2.557 +0,68% 1.916 / 2.117 +0,55%
Friday 23 Apr 2021
1,0500 / 1,1450 2.315 / 2.524 0,00% 1.919 / 2.092 -0,66%
Friday 16 Apr 2021
1,0500 / 1,1450 2.315 / 2.524 +0,34% 1.931 / 2.106 -0,48%
Friday 9 Apr 2021
1,0500 / 1,1375 2.315 / 2.508 +0,34% 1.947 / 2.109 -0,85%
Friday 2 Apr 2021
1,0500 / 1,1300 2.315 / 2.491 +1,87% 1.971 / 2.121 +2,18%
Friday 26 Mar 2021
1,0500 / 1,0900 2.315 / 2.403 +2,39% 1.965 / 2.040 +3,34%
Friday 19 Mar 2021
1,0000 / 1,0900 2.205 / 2.403 +1,46% 1.854 / 2.021 +1,81%
Friday 12 Mar 2021
1,0000 / 1,0600 2.205 / 2.337 +0,49% 1.848 / 1.958 +1,34%
Friday 5 Mar 2021
0,9900 / 1,0600 2.183 / 2.337 0,00% 1.814 / 1.942 +0,72%
n.q.: not quoted price
Source: USDA AMS Dairy Markets News
Informative note
NOTE: The conversion US $ / € for each quotation is calculated using the exchange rate of the previous day.

Prices: Central & West, F.O.B. EXTRA GRADE 34% PROTEIN, mostly.
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$/ton
2006 2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 1.755 2.254 1.195 2.046 1.603 1.965 2.206 2.120 +3,95% -3,92%
February 1.659 2.334 1.268 2.180 1.598 1.981 2.236 2.235 +5,43% -0,03%
March 1.520 2.684 1.279 2.137 1.536 1.990 2.238 2.298 +2,84% +2,71%
April 1.367 2.998 1.340 2.078 1.547 1.990 2.224 2.418 +5,20% +8,72%
May 1.316 3.312 1.373 2.016 1.642 2.000 2.120 2.480 +2,58% +17,00%
June 1.279 3.425 1.447 1.989 1.745 2.038 2.070
July 1.290 3.450 1.524 1.969 1.783 2.046 1.974
August 1.337 3.401 1.574 1.879 1.795 2.081 1.895
September 1.445 3.289 1.608 1.819 1.873 2.086 1.868
October 1.632 3.166 1.699 1.783 1.908 2.100 1.938
November 1.786 3.182 1.747 1.717 1.940 2.114 2.010
December 1.910 3.219 1.885 1.657 1.951 2.172 2.039
Jan - May 1.523 2.730 1.289 2.094 1.583 1.986 2.201 2.279
Change (1) - +79,22% -52,79% +62,44% -24,39% +25,46% +10,82% +3,55%
Jan - Dec 1.526 3.073 1.496 1.936 1.744 2.047 2.067
Change (1) - +101,44% -51,31% +29,39% -9,90% +17,34% +1,01%
USDA
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2011, 2016, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price
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