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US: Lactose Production

This page provides, in the given period, with:

  • a chart illustrating production trends over the last three years.
  • a table containing production figures, represented in pound unit;
  • the comparison graph between Lactose (human type) production trend in the US and wholesale prices (euro);
  • a comparison graph between Lactose, WPC and Dry Whey production, represented in pound unit.

Visit the pages below: Lactose Stocks - US

Month 2007 2012 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 ± % on
2021
± % on
2020
January 65.635 86.789 92.320 94.822 112.832 85.413 91.730 101.448 +10,6% +18,8%
February 59.625 81.387 84.386 86.232 98.231 85.043 84.576 92.778 +9,7% +9,1%
March 65.209 90.862 95.317 100.861 114.157 95.875 97.812 96.701 -1,1% +0,9%
April 63.405 87.346 96.265 93.472 108.057 89.120 98.065 100.889 +2,9% +13,2%
May 67.924 87.529 93.634 96.204 109.722 90.928 94.741 100.816 +6,4% +10,9%
June 62.953 88.177 96.082 95.874 107.903 103.160 96.228 102.324(p) +6,3% -0,8%
July 65.516 84.358 98.117 98.603 106.989 100.752 99.012
August 63.946 84.124 96.679 97.273 94.974 96.736 97.958
September 61.018 85.268 94.903 91.391 95.488 94.712 100.670
October 61.598 82.145 93.098 90.025 96.493 95.652 96.548
November 59.059 80.203 86.105 103.137 88.375 88.344 90.511
December 59.637 87.938 97.251 110.406 93.634 94.712 103.807
Jan-Jun 384.751 522.090 558.004 567.465 650.902 549.539 563.152 594.956
% y-o-y ¹ - +35,7% +6,9% +1,7% +14,7% -15,6% +2,5% +5,6%
Total Year 755.525 1.026.126 1.124.157 1.158.300 1.226.855 1.120.447 1.151.658
% y-o-y ¹ - +35,8% +9,6% +3,0% +5,9% -8,7% +2,8%
Last Update: 05-08-2022
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2012, 2017, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
*: Conversion ratio: 1 Kg = 2.2046 lb
(p) = provisional
Source: USDA
  = Min Production in the last 5 years
  = Max Production in the last 5 years