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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 2006 2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 ± % on
2020
± % on
2019
January 64.539 81.122 88.943 92.320 94.822 112.832 84.665 93.798 +10,8% -16,9%
February 56.311 74.812 83.703 84.386 86.232 98.231 84.265 79.123 -6,1% -19,5%
March 62.165 85.312 92.796 95.317 100.861 114.157 94.831 101.240(p) +6,8% -11,3%
April 63.402 80.547 91.527 96.265 93.472 108.057 88.674
May 66.057 87.301 93.097 93.634 96.204 109.722 90.928
June 60.027 89.870 93.713 96.082 95.874 107.903 102.804
July 60.333 85.263 97.841 98.117 98.603 106.989 99.916
August 64.225 83.098 92.635 96.679 97.273 94.974 95.837
September 58.964 82.853 94.882 94.903 91.391 95.488 93.454
October 62.296 83.402 89.840 93.098 90.025 96.493 86.843
November 60.505 81.668 86.943 86.105 103.137 88.375 85.542
December 59.832 84.953 92.947 97.251 110.406 93.634 95.013
Jan-Mar 183.015 241.246 265.442 272.023 281.915 325.220 263.761 274.161
% y-o-y ¹ - +31,8% +10,0% +2,5% +3,6% +15,4% -18,9% +3,9%
Total Year 738.656 1.000.201 1.098.867 1.124.157 1.158.300 1.226.855 1.102.772
% y-o-y ¹ - +35,4% +9,9% +2,3% +3,0% +5,9% -10,1%
Last Update: 05-05-2021
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2011, 2016, 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
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