March 15, 2023: Dairy Week In Review

Total conventional milk sales declined to 40.425 billion pounds in 2022. This is 2.4 percent less than 2021. For several years, the largest declines in conventional fluid milk sales have come from  low fat (1% milkfat) and fat free milk. This trend did not change. Low fat milk sales dropped 8% during 2022 to 4.634 billion pounds, and fat free milk sales dropped 9% to 2.274 billion pounds.  Flavored whole milk and reduced fat (2% milkfat) milk experienced diminished sales, both falling by more than 5% to 759 million pounds and 12.721 billion pounds, respectively. Read More