Casein Price Trend

Casein is a protein that is obtained from milk. The price of casein fluctuates as a result of changes in the overall dairy market. Whole milk powder has seen a significant spike in price over the past year or two. In a couple of months, the price of a tonne of whole milk powder went from roughly 3,000 to 4,500 USD. Casein's average price climbed from 9,700 EUR/MT in February 2022 to 10,175 EUR/MT in March 2022.

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Procurement Resource provides latest prices of Casein. Each price database is tied to a user-friendly graphing tool dating back to 2014, which provides a range of functionalities: configuration of price series over user defined time period; comparison of product movements across countries; customisation of price currencies and unit; extraction of price data as excel files to be used offline.

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Procurement Resource provides prices of Casein for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Casein: 

Casein is the chief protein found in milk and the essential ingredient of cheese. It belongs to a family of related phosphoproteins. While pure casein is an amorphous white solid and is tasteless and odourless, commercial casein is slightly yellow in colour, having a pleasant odour. 

Industrial Uses: 

  • Pharmaceutical (slow-digesting dairy protein)
  • Cheese-making 
  • Polymers 
  • Adhesives
  • Paint and plastics
  • Paper industry
  • Leather industry
  • Textile industry
  • Beverage
  • Cosmetics
  • Animal feed

Production Processes:

  • Production of Casein via Rennet Process; via Fermentation; via Precipitation (using acid)

Casein is made from skim milk by one of two general methods – precipitation by acid or coagulation by rennet. In the rennet process, pasteurised skimmed milk is heated and set with rennet extract, which results in the formation of gel. This gel is further cut and processed to separate whey and Casein.

Supplier Database:

  • Nestlé S.A.
  • Danone
  • Arla Foods Ingredients Group
  • Fonterra Co-operative Group 
  • Westland Milk Products

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The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).

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