Dairy Trends: no contagion effect from poor GDT
Aidan Brennan
The effect of the big reduction in the last GDT auction seems to be confined to that auction, writes Aidan Brennan.
3 July 2024 News
Ornua optimistic on dairy markets despite Chinese disruption
Ornua is predicting that global milk supplies will remain flat for 2024.
23 June 2024 News
Increased Chinese dairy output unsettles export markets
With China importing significantly less dairy produce, competition for exports has increased on other markets such as North Africa.
Dairy Trends: GDT drops by 0.5% as market catches breath
There was a bit of a cooling off of butter prices in Europe this week, although it continued to increase at the GDT, writes Aidan Brennan.
19 June 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: dairy markets continue to strengthen as weather disrupts supplies
The European spot market saw steady gains for most dairy commodities this week, writes Aidan Brennan
12 June 2024 Markets
Lakeland holds milk price for May
This is the second month Lakeland has held its base price, with the same decision being taken for April supplies.
12 June 2024 News
Dairy Trends: dairy markets continue to drive up
Both the Global Dairy Trade and the European spot market prices for dairy increased this week, as the upward trend continues, writes Aidan Brennan.
5 June 2024 Markets
Dairy markets harden amid poor supply outlook
There is now an acceptance among international dairy buyers that milk supplies are not bulletproof and will not rebound in the medium term.
5 June 2024 News
How to do a simple cashflow forecast
Aidan Brennan says cash is tight on many farms after 16 months of producing low-margin milk in poor weather conditions.
5 June 2024 Management
Milk price supports get the chop in April
Most of the co-ops have reduced or removed the milk price supports for bad weather, early calving or high input costs, writes Aidan Brennan.
29 May 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: butter and powder prices soar
The prices for all the key dairy commodities increased substantially this week on the back of renewed optimism in the markets.
29 May 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: GDT and spot prices bounce
The Global Dairy Trade auction increased by 3.3% at this week's auction, while butter prices in Europe breached the €6,000/t mark for the first time since 2022.
22 May 2024 Markets