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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 2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 ± % on
2018
± % on
2017
January 35.177 44.325 44.061 42.602 40.714 44.257 43.170 -2,5% +6,0%
February 32.340 42.165 38.365 39.780 36.457 41.182 39.295 -4,6% +7,8%
March 35.259 45.076 42.234 41.851 42.736 50.463 42.769 -15,2% +0,1%
April 32.971 46.127 42.375 39.027 42.469 41.887 40.729 -2,8% -4,1%
May 34.705 46.630 43.812 39.349 41.993 42.424 41.126 -3,1% -2,1%
June 34.572 43.871 39.307 38.037 40.669 41.001 41.107 +0,3% +1,1%
July 35.221 44.876 41.736 38.437 41.587 40.877
August 35.284 44.945 39.380 35.665 38.737 42.856
September 34.810 41.621 37.474 36.745 39.109 41.991
October 35.830 46.972 41.302 38.060 41.203 42.392
November 34.061 46.066 40.137 39.419 40.935 40.919
December 34.785 47.428 42.766 39.457 42.313 43.722
Jan-Jun 205.024 268.194 250.154 240.646 245.038 261.214 248.196
% y-o-y ¹ - +30,8% -6,7% -3,8% +1,8% +6,6% -5,0%
Total Year 415.015 540.102 492.949 468.429 488.922 513.971
% y-o-y ¹ - +30,1% -8,7% -5,0% +4,4% +5,1%
Last Update: 02-08-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for year 2014, 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

Display the WPC Production
distinguished in 25-49,9% and 50-89,9%

Display the WPC Production
distinguished in Animal Use and Human Use