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05 June 2013

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April 2013 Highlights

Total cheese output (excluding cottage cheese) was 928 million pounds, 3.2 percent above April 2012 but 2.9 percent below March 2013.

Italian type cheese production totaled 397 million pounds, 2.9 percent above April 2012 but 4.0 percent below March 2013.

American type cheese production totaled 373 million pounds, 2.4 percent above April 2012 but 3.0 percent below March 2013.

Butter production was 169 million pounds, 0.3 percent below April 2012 and 6.9 percent below March 2013.

Dry milk powders (comparisons with April 2012)
Nonfat dry milk, human - 161 million pounds, down 15.7 percent.
Skim milk powders - 39.4 million pounds, up 110.6 percent.

Whey products (comparisons with April 2012)
Dry whey, total - 82.0 million pounds, down 2.6 percent.
Lactose, human and animal - 89.0 million pounds, up 1.8 percent.
Whey protein concentrate, total - 37.6 million pounds, up 1.4 percent.

Frozen products (comparisons with April 2012)
Ice cream, regular (hard) - 71.6 million gallons, up 1.5 percent.
Ice cream, lowfat (total) - 39.1 million gallons, down 12.1 percent.
Sherbet (hard) - 4.40 million gallons, up 9.3 percent.
Frozen yogurt (total) - 6.73 million gallons, up 3.4 percent.

June 2013

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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