Cooperatives Working Together announced on Thursday that it has accepted four export assistance bids for the export of butter and anhydrous milkfat. The bids are as follows:

  • WestFarm Foods of Seattle, Wash., for the export of 400 metric tons (880,000 pounds) of butter to Morocco.
  •  United Dairymen of Arizona of Tempe, Ariz., for the export of 300 metric tons (660,000 lbs.) of butter to Egypt.  
  • Dairy Farmers of America of Kansas City, Mo., for the export of 100 metric tons (220,000 lbs.) of anhydrous milkfat to Mexico. 
  • Select Milk Producers of Artesia, N.M., for the export of 43.5 metric tons (95,700 lbs.) of anhydrous milkfat to Mexico.

CWT will pay export bonuses to the bidders, once completion of the butter and Milkfat shipments is verified.

These approved bids increase CWT’s total year to date butter exports to 4,807 metric tons (10.58 million pounds), and its YTD exports of anhydrous milk fat to 1,065 metric tons (2.34 million lbs.). In addition, CWT’s YTD cheese exports are 2,261 metric tons (4.97 million lbs.), and its YTD whole milk powder exports are 1,604 metric tons (3.53 million lbs.).

Previous shipments facilitated by CWT’s export assistance program have gone to Algeria, Barbados, Denmark, the Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, the Netherlands, Nicaragua, Oman, Panama, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Trinidad, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam.

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