November 6, 2019: Dairy Week in Review

US suppliers shipped 170,731 tons of milk powders, cheese, whey products, lactose and butterfat in September, up 2 percent from last year. The volume of all exports in September was up $508.8 million, up 17 percent and the most since May. Exports of nonfat dry milk and skim milk powder reached a 16-month high, up 25 percent from a year ago. Cheese exports also rebounded in September, with volumes up 12 percent from a year ago. Total whey exports were down 11 percent, while butterfat exports fell 42 percent and whole milk powder exports were down 49 percent. On a total milk solids basis, US dairy exports were equivalent to 15.3 percent of US milk solids production in September. Read More