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Dairy Product Prices Highlights

15 August 2011
National Agricultural Statistics Service

US - Butter and cheese prices up from last week reports the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in the latest dairy product prices report.

Butter prices received for 25 kilogram and 68 pound boxes meeting USDA Grade AA standards averaged $2.08 per pound for the week ending 6 August, 2011.

The US price per pound increased 7.3 cents from the previous week.

Cheddar Cheese prices received for US 40 pound blocks averaged $2.11 per pound for the week ending 6 August, 2011.

The price per pound increased 0.5 cent from the previous week. The price for US 500 pound barrels adjusted to 38 per cent moisture averaged $2.16 per pound, up 2.1 cents from the previous week.

Dry Whey prices received for bag, tote, and tanker sales meeting USDA Extra Grade standards averaged 56.3 cents per pound for the week ending 6 August, 2011.

The US price per pound increased 0.4 cent from the previous week.

Nonfat Dry Milk prices received for bag, tote, and tanker sales meeting USDA Extra Grade or United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Grade A standards averaged $1.57 per pound for the week ending 6 August, 2011.

The US price per pound decreased 1.1 cents from the previous week.

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