April 12, 2023: Dairy Week In Review

USDA’s Dairy Products report shows total cheese output up 0.4 percent from a year ago to 1.11 pounds, down 7.9 percent from a month ago. Italian type cheese production was down 1.4 percent  from a year ago to 460 million pounds, while American type cheese production was up 2.4 percent to 453 million pounds. Butter production was up 1.6 percent from a year ago to 186 million  pounds. Powder production posted huge gains, with nonfat dry milk powder up 4.5 percent to 178 million pounds and skim milk powder production up 28.9 million pounds to 38.2 million  pounds. Read More