Casein - National
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     Casein - National Casein Report for U.S. Imports

     Report 49 - Released on December 06, 2018

     Prices for rennet casein are higher to steady. Acid casein prices are steady.

      Most current production is going to fill contract commitments. Production is continuing at
     a high level in New Zealand. In Europe production is slower due to seasonally lower milk
     production.
     Prices for: Spot Sales And Up to 3 Month Contracts, Free on Board - Warehouse, Non-
     Restricted, All Mesh Sizes, Conventional, and Edible Casein

     Acid; Price Range - $/LB:                    3.0300-3.1500
     Rennet; Price Range - $/LB:                  2.3200-2.7500


     Information for the period December 3 - 7, 2018, issued weekly

     Secondary Sourced Information:

     Casein exports from New Zealand January-October this year are -4.2 percent compared with
     the same period of 2017, according to CLAL. Top export destinations January-October 2018
     and percentage change from the same period of 2017 are:

     Country                   Percentage Change
     United States             -25.9
     Mexico                     +9.0
     China                     +26.1
     Japan                     +20.9
     Germany                   +15.1

      At GDT event 225 on December 4, 2018, the all contracts rennet casein price, $2.3437,
     increased 2.0 percent.
     Published by:
     Dairy Market News - Madison, WI
     Eric Graf, 608.422.8590
     Email: eric.graf@ams.usda.gov

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