Salted grade AA butter increased by 6 cents in October, selling for $3.63 per stick. The increase resets the 27-month high for the second month in a row. Fresh whole milk also improved, rising 4 cents to $3.32 per gallon. With the increase, milk rebounds from two consecutive months of lower prices. Milk is 4 cents above the 27-month average. October’s milk price sets the high for the year, but is 56 cents under the 27-month high.
American cheese improved by 14 cents to $4.00, but cheddar cheese fell 7.5 cents lower in October.
|Retail Dairy Prices Board |
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| Milk: Fresh, Whole||3.313||3.303||3.278||3.321||0.043||Report|
| Butter: Salted, Grade AA||3.155||3.242||3.573||3.634||0.061||Report|
| Cheese: American||3.956||3.811||3.864||4.004||0.140||Report|
| Cheese: Cheddar, Natural||4.631||4.650||4.726||4.651||-0.075||Report|
| Ice Cream: Pre-packaged||4.432||4.421||4.325||4.602||0.277||Report|