US cheese, butter demand up in November

US cheese, butter demand up in November

Commercial American cheese disappearance rose 3.5% YOY between January and November. That compares to a 2.9% lift in commercial disappearance of other cheese varieties (including mozzarella) over the same 11-month period. Overall domestic cheese demand rose 3.5% YOY...
US cheese, butter demand up in November

UK milk down In December

UK milk production was down 3.6% YOY in December 2021, according to the latest data from AHDB. Milk production totalled 1,014m litres in December 2021 and while production was down YOY, December output lifted 3.8% from the month before. Average daily milk deliveries...
GDT gains for powders and butter

GDT gains for powders and butter

After many events where the apparent “bargain” of WMP on GDT became more compelling given strong price gains in northern hemisphere fat and protein markets and the gradually deteriorating NZ post-peak season, WMP prices finally posted a solid gain. Demand for both...
Burra steps up

Burra steps up

Burra Foods has increased milk price paid to its suppliers by 10c/kgMS for the 2021/22 season to a range of $6.70kgMS – $7.10kgMS. Burra chief executive Stewart Carson said the company was seeing low market inventories and good demand. Shipping continues to be an...
Change in rules may alleviate crisis

Change in rules may alleviate crisis

Food shortages and empty supermarket shelves are set to be alleviated with recent isolation rule changes, which clear asymptomatic and COVID-negative staff to return to work. Dairy and meat producers have asked the government for more help to cope with COVID...