13 Sep 2017

Butter price hits record high

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:28 pm on 13 September 2017

Butter has hit a record high - $5.39 for a 500g block. So what's behind this boost? ASB Economist Nathan Penny says it's all about what's in fashion in the foodie world. Butter is back and farmers simply can't keep up with demand.

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