Dairy prices rise again

Author
Alex Mason,
Section
Business,
Publish Date
Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 7:29a.m.
Prices at Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade auction have risen at the first sale of the year. (Photo \ Getty Images)
Prices at Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade auction have risen at the first sale of the year. (Photo \ Getty Images)

Prices at Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade auction have risen at the first sale of the year.

The price index was up 2.2 percent, with the average price at $4374 per tonne this morning.

The important whole milk powder price rose 4.2 percent to just over $4000 per tonne.

Butter was up 0.6 percent, and skim milk powder rose 1.6 percent.

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