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05 April 2013

USDA Dairy Products - February 2013 HighlightsUSDA Dairy Products - February 2013 Highlights


Dairy Products Prices

Total cheese output (excluding cottage cheese) was 857 million pounds, slightly below February 2012 and 8.4 percent below January 2013.

Italian type cheese production totaled 361 million pounds, 2.6 percent below February 2012 and 9.7 percent below January 2013.

American type cheese production totaled 347 million pounds, 1.3 percent above February 2012 but 7.8 percent below January 2013.

Butter production was 171 million pounds, 1.1 perc ent above February 2012 but 8.9 percent below January 2013.

Dry milk powders (comparisons with February 2012)
Nonfat dry milk, human - 138 million pounds, down 20.0 percent.
Skim milk powders - 43.2 million pounds, up 136.8 percent.

Whey products (comparisons with February 2012)
Dry whey, total - 80.8 million pounds, down 9.6 percent.
Lactose, human and animal - 78.3 million pounds, down 3.7 percent.
Whey protein concentrate, total - 34.2 million pounds, down 3.5 percent.

Frozen products (comparis ons with February 2012)
Ice cream, regular (hard) - 62.6 million gallons, down 0.8 percent.
Ice cream, lowfat (total) - 32.1 million gallons, up 3.3 percent.
Sherbet (hard) - 3.27 million gallons, up 4.4 percent.
Frozen yogurt (total) - 5.35 million gallon s, up 1.1 percent.

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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