19 08 2016
16 08 2016
AUGUST GDT AUCTIONS REINFORCE DAIRY MARKET SENTIMENT: THE 2 YEAR GLOBAL SLUMP IS WELL AND TRULY OVERDairy
Commenting this afternoon on the second strongly positive GDT auction for August, IFA President Joe Healy said that while the quantities traded through GDT were small in the context of total global trade, it was an undoubted fact that these results reinforced positively buyers’ and market sentiment all over the world. Co-ops should take heart from those results, and plan for significant further milk prices increases on July milk, but also for August and beyond.
Speaking this morning (Tues) IFA President Joe Healy said there must be no stalling by co-ops on further milk price increases, and he would meet them in person to convey this message over the coming weeks.
30 05 2016
IRISH MILK PRODUCTION TRENDS NOT ISOLATED, AND A SIGN THAT THE REBALANCING OF DAIRY MARKETS HAS BEGUNDairy
Commenting on today’s statistical release by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), which shows April 2016 milk output down 4.1% on the same month last year, IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Sean O’Leary reminded commentators that April 2015 supplies were boosted by some carry forward from the previous quota restricted month.
23 03 2016
IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Sean O’Leary has said the latest average dairy product prices reported by EU member states to the EU Milk Market Observatory for the week ending 13th March showed slight uplifts for the first time in weeks for butter, cheddar cheese and whey powder, and stable SMP prices.