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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 99.375 +4,8% -12,9%
April 63.402 80.547 91.527 96.265 93.472 108.057 88.674 91.508 +3,2% -15,3%
May 66.057 87.301 93.097 93.634 96.204 109.722 90.928 95.288 +4,8% -13,2%
June 60.027 89.870 93.713 96.082 95.874 107.903 102.804 94.642 -7,9% -12,3%
July 60.333 85.263 97.841 98.117 98.603 106.989 99.916 98.099 -1,8% -8,3%
August 64.225 83.098 92.635 96.679 97.273 94.974 95.837 92.290 -3,7% -2,8%
September 58.964 82.853 94.882 94.903 91.391 95.488 93.454 91.848 -1,7% -3,8%
October 62.296 83.402 89.840 93.098 90.025 96.493 86.843 96.970(p) +11,7% +0,5%
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-Oct 618.319 833.580 918.977 940.801 944.757 1.044.846 922.217 932.941
% y-o-y ¹ - +34,8% +10,2% +2,4% +0,4% +10,6% -11,7% +1,2%
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: 04-12-2021
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