Euronext Sweet Whey Food Grade Powder Futures

Sweet Whey Food Grade Powder Futures
Unit of trading

6 tonnes, net weight

Delivery period

Any business day from the first business day of the delivery month through to the last business day of the delivery month.

Delivery months

Consecutive calendar months such that 18 calendar months are quoted at any time

Minimum price movement (tick size and value)

1 Euro per tonne (6€)

Last trading day

The last business day prior to the tender day

Trading Hours

09:00 to 18:00 (UTC+1)

Trading platform

Universal Trading Platform


Central order book applies a price-time trading algorithm, with priority given to the first order at the best price

Wholesale service

Against Actuals, Exchange for Swaps



Notice day/Tender day

The sixth business day preceding the first business day of the delivery period

Origins tenderable

European Union

Price basis

Euros per metric tonne. Delivered free to Buyer's transport in accordance with Incoterm FCA from a EC regulations compliant store or production facility (duty paid) within a 150 km radius of Antwerp, Hamburg or Rotterdam, restricted to continental delivery


Sweet, food grade, made by the spray process directly and exclusively from the removal of water from fresh sweet whey, derived either from the manufacture of cheese or rennet casein, pasteurised and without added preservatives, compliant with EU legislation.

Physical and Chemical Analysis:
Fat 1.5% maximum
Protein 11% in non-fat dry matter minimum
Lactose 67% minimum
pH value 6.0 minimum
Ash 9.0% maximum
Moisture 4.5% maximum
Scorched particles, Disc B maximum
Solubility Index 1.5ml maximum

Microbiological Analysis:
Standard Plate Count 30.000/g maximum @ 30 degrees celsius
Coliform 10/g maximum
E Coli Negative in 1g
Salmonella Negative in 25g
Yeast & Mould 100/g maximum
Inhibitors Negative

Euronext Market
Stored in a cool, dry environment, protected from moisture and foreign odours. Storage at a maximum of 25 degrees Celsius with a relative humidity below 65 percent.
25kg net weight in a minimum of 2ply kraft paper bag with a polyethylene liner with a minimum tare of 240g, each package marked to enable trace back.
Age profile
Goods must be tendered no later than 6 months after the date of production.

Delivery Limits: Delivery limits are set by LCH S.A. and are published 80 days before the last trading day and are applicable for 12 days before the last trading day of the delivery month. Please refer to the LCH S.A. notices on the website www.lch.com/risk_management/sa/risk_notices