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US: Whey Protein Concentrate (WPC) Production

This page contains:
  • a chart illustrating production trends over the last three years.
  • a table that reports the WPC Production trend over the past years;
  • a comparison graph between Whey Protein Concentrate (WPC) Price and Production in the U.S.;
  • two links that display WPC Production distinguished by typology;
  • a comparison graph between Lactose, WPC and Dry Whey production, represented in pound unit.
Click here to display WPC Stocks.
US Total Production of
Whey Protein Concentrate  ('000 lb)
Month 2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 ± % on
2019
± % on
2018
January 29.624 34.765 44.061 42.602 40.714 44.257 43.871 41.935 -4,4% -5,2%
February 27.638 31.417 38.365 39.780 36.457 41.182 38.551 35.600 -7,7% -13,6%
March 31.382 37.775 42.234 41.851 42.736 50.463 42.026 39.800 -5,3% -21,1%
April 32.926 36.265 42.375 39.027 42.469 41.887 40.639 38.650 -4,9% -7,7%
May 31.296 36.811 43.812 39.349 41.993 42.424 41.911 39.878 -4,9% -6,0%
June 33.023 35.307 39.307 38.037 40.669 41.001 39.516
July 32.109 36.441 41.736 38.437 41.587 40.877 39.802
August 31.021 35.142 39.380 35.665 38.737 42.856 39.903
September 32.829 36.005 37.474 36.745 39.109 41.991 40.068
October 33.293 35.583 41.302 38.060 41.203 42.392 40.672
November 33.226 34.952 40.137 39.419 40.935 40.901 40.696
December 35.559 37.447 42.766 39.457 42.313 43.722 43.106
Jan-May 152.866 177.033 210.847 202.609 204.369 220.213 206.998 195.863
% y-o-y ¹ - +15,8% +19,1% -3,9% +0,9% +7,8% -6,0% -5,4%
Total Year 383.926 427.910 492.949 468.429 488.922 513.953 490.761
% y-o-y ¹ - +11,5% +15,2% -5,0% +4,4% +5,1% -4,5%
Last Update: 02-07-2020
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2010, 2015, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
**: Adjusted for months of 30 days (Ex. The calculation of the production change of June compared to May is obtained by considering [June production] compared to [May production : 31 x 30])
Source: USDA
  = Min Production in the last 5 years
  = Max Production in the last 5 years

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distinguished in 25-49,9% and 50-89,9%

Display the WPC Production
distinguished in Animal Use and Human Use

UK trade data for the period Jan - Apr 2020 are provisional