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Irish CSO Reports

01 September 2012

Irish CSO Milk Statistics Review of July 2012Irish CSO Milk Statistics Review of July 2012

Domestic milk intake down 8.6% in July.

Domestic Milk Intake

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated as 612.1 million litres for July 2012. This was 8.6% below the corresponding 2011 figure.

Comparing the July 2012 milk produce figures with those for July 2011 shows that:

  • Total milk sold for human consumption decreased by 0.7% to 40.4 million litres.
  • Butter production was down 5.9% to 16,000 tonnes.

Milk Statistics
July 2012

Domestic Milk Intake 2011 2012 % change
million litres
July 669.8 612.1 -8.6%
Jan-July 3556.3 3511.8 -1.3%

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