Dairy Markets Week in Review
The cash cheese market finished the last week of November with a down turn. The block price closed December 1, at $1.32 per pound, down 6 1/4-cents on the week, and 9 3/4-cents below a year ago. Barrel closed at $1.30, down 12 3/4-cents on the week, and 8 3/4-cents below a year ago. Sixteen cars of block traded hands and 10 of barrel. The latest NASS-surveyed U.S. average block price hit $1.3467, up 6.1 cents. Barrel averaged $1.3949, up 6.1 cents.
Butter closed at $1.2775, down a quarter cent on the week, and 9 3/4-cents below a year ago. Eleven cars sold. NASS butter averaged $1.2703, down 1.5 cents.
Provided courtesy of Dairyline.