USDA: Cheese Production Up Year-over-Year

Total cheese output (excluding cottage cheese) was 1.05 billion pounds, 2.8 percent above November 2016 but 2.0 percent below October 2017.

Italian type cheese production totaled 455 million pounds, 3.6 percent above November 2016 but 0.6 percent below October 2017.

American type cheese production totaled 401 million pounds, 0.6 percent above November 2016 but 4.0 percent below October 2017.

Butter production was 146 million pounds, 1.8 percent above November 2016 and 1.6 percent above October 2017.

Dry milk products (comparisons with November 2016)

  • Nonfat dry milk, human - 140 million pounds, up 9.7 percent.
  • Skim milk powder - 41.8 million pounds, down 11.9 percent.

Whey products (comparisons with November 2016)

  • Dry whey, total - 81.8 million pounds, up 11.6 percent.
  • Lactose, human and animal - 88.1 million pounds, up 1.4 percent.
  • Whey protein concentrate, total - 40.7 million pounds, up 3.6 percent.

Frozen products (comparisons with November 2016)

  • Ice cream, regular (hard) - 49.5 million gallons, down 4.6 percent.
  • Ice cream, lowfat (total) - 26.2 million gallons, down 7.3 percent.
  • Sherbet (hard) - 2.41 million gallons, up 24.0 percent.
  • Frozen yogurt (total) - 3.78 million gallons, down 10.7 percent.
 

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