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03 April 2013

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March 2013 Highlights

Total cheese output (excluding cottage cheese) was 954 million pounds, 0.2 percent below March 2012 but 11.5 percent above February 2013.

Italian type cheese production totaled 416 million pounds, 1.3 percent above March 2012 and 15.2 percent above February 2013.

American type cheese production totaled 384 million pounds, 1.4 percent above March 2012 and 10.6 percent above February 2013.

Butter production was 184 million pounds, 4.2 percent above March 2012 and 5.6 percent above February 2013.

Dry milk powders (comparisons with March 2012)
Nonfat dry milk, human - 146 million pounds, down 22.8
percent. Skim milk powders - 47.5 million pounds, up 276.2 percent.

Whey products (comparisons with March 2012)
Dry whey, total - 84.1 million pounds, down 4.5 percent.
Lactose, human and animal - 91.9 million pounds, up 1.1 percent.
Whey protein concentrate, total - 37.6 million pounds, down 4.2 percent.

Frozen products (comparisons with March 2012)
Ice cream, regular (hard) - 69.5 million gallons, down 5.1 percent.
Ice cream, lowfat (total) - 40.5 million gallons, down 13.6 percent.
Sherbet (hard) - 4.30 million gallons, down 2.6 percent.
Frozen yogurt (total) - 6.76 million gallons, up 1.1 percent.

May 2013

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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