Guaranteed Price for April: 41.25 euros

7 April 2014

The FrieslandCampina guaranteed price for raw milk for April 2014 is 41.25 euros per 100 kilogrammes of milk. The guaranteed price is 1.25 euros below the level of March 2014 (42.50 euros).

The drop in guaranteed price is the result of the expected lower milk prices of the benchmark companies in April. Prices for cheese, milk powder and butter are under pressure due to higher milk supplies in Western Europe.

The protein price in April is 673.36 euros, the fat price is 336.68 euros and the lactose price is 67.34 euros per 100 kilogrammes.

 

Guaranteed price per month
The guaranteed price applies to 100 kilogrammes of milk with a protein content of 3.47%, a fat content of 4.41% and a lactose content of 4.51% and is exclusive of VAT. The amounts shown apply to an average supply of 600,000 kilogrammes of milk annually.

Guaranteed price
2014

Average
2014

Guaranteed price
2013

Average
2013

April 41.25 42.44 37.00 35.55
March 42.50 42.83 34.50 35.07
February 43.00 43.00 35.00 35.35
January 43.00 43.00 35.70 35.70
 

2013

2013

2012

2012

December 44.00 39.45 36.90 33.87
November 44.00 39.04 35.00 33.52
October  42.25 38.55 32.75 33.38
September 41.50 38.13 32.00 33.44
August 40.00 37.71 32.00 33.63
July 40.00 37.39 32.00 33.86
June 40.00 36.95 32.00 34.17
May  39.50  36.34  32.75  34.60

Protein, fat and lactose prices, per month
in euros per 100 kilogrammes

2014

Protein

Fat 

Lactose 

April 673.76 336.68 67.34
March 693.76 346.88 69.38
February 701.93 350.96 70.19
January 701.93 350.96 70.19