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04 December 2012

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October 2012 Highlights

Total cheese output (excluding cottage cheese) was 928 million pounds, 3.2 percent above October 2011 and 6.3 percent above September 2012.

Italian type cheese production totaled 388 million pounds, 0.9 percent above October 2011 and 4.8 percent above September 2012.

American type cheese production totaled 371 million pounds, 5.1 percent above October 2011 and 6.1 percent above September 2012.

Butter production was 146 million pounds, slightly above October 2011 and 6.8 percent above September 2012.

Dry milk powders (comparisons with October 2011) Nonfat dry milk, human - 95.0 million pounds, down 5.6
percent.
Skim milk powders - 45.6 million pounds, up 8.7 percent.

Whey products (comparisons with October 2011) Dry whey, total - 76.0 million pounds, down 1.9 percent.
Lactose, human and animal - 83.0 million pounds, down 0.4 percent.
Whey protein concentrate, total - 37.0 million pounds, down 0.8 percent.

Frozen products (comparisons with October 2011) Ice cream, regular (hard) - 64.0 million gallons, up 6.1 percent.
Ice cream, lowfat (total) - 31.6 million gallons, down 6.6 percent.
Sherbet (hard) - 3.06 million gallons, up 18.5 percent.
Frozen yogurt (total) - 4.60 million gallons, up 4.2 percent.

December 2012

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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