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Irish CSO Reports


30 April 2015

Irish CSO Reports - Milk Statistics March 2015Irish CSO Reports - Milk Statistics March 2015


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Domestic milk intake down 3.9% in March

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 452.4 million litres for March 2015. This was 3.9% below the corresponding 2014 figure. See graph.

Comparing the March 2015 milk produce figures with those for March 2014 shows that:

  • Total milk sold for human consumption increased by 2.4% to 45.1 million litres.
  • Butter production was up 0.6% to 14,500 tonnes.

See Table 1 for more details.

The information used to compile this release was collected under EU Directive 96/16/EC.

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