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UK Milk Statistics


21 January 2013

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UK Milk Statistics Reports

Key Points

This release shows the latest monthly information on the volume of milk used by dairies in England and Wales for the production of a range of liquid milk and milk products.

The key results for November 2012 are given below:

  • The intake of raw whole milk was 716 million litres, a 4.5 per cent decrease on the same period last year.
  • 361 million litres of whole milk and 97 million litres of skim milk were used for liquid milk.
  • 134 million litres of whole milk and 23 million litres of skim milk were used for cheese production.

Section 1: Utilisation of Milk by Dairies in England and Wales – November 2012

Table 1 shows the volume of milk used by dairies in England and Wales for the production of a range of milk products during November 2012. This survey regularly accounts for over 95% of the milk available for processing in England and Wales. The majority of the remaining milk is used to make liquid milk and cheese, with small amounts being used for cream, yogurt and other milk products.

Utilisation of Milk by Dairies in England and Wales – November 2012 (a)(b)

(a) To protect the confidentiality of individual respondents, it is not possible to publish all the data that are collected.
(b) Individual figures may not add up to totals due to rounding.
(c) Where milk used for Cheshire is confidential, the milk used is included with ‘Other short life territorials’.

January 2013

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