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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 96.228 101.972 +6,0% -1,2%
July 65.516 84.358 98.117 98.603 106.989 100.752 99.012 99.532 +0,5% -1,2%
August 63.946 84.124 96.679 97.273 94.974 96.736 97.958 100.072 +2,2% +3,4%
September 61.018 85.268 94.903 91.391 95.488 94.712 100.670 95.309 -5,3% +0,6%
October 61.598 82.145 93.098 90.025 96.493 95.652 96.548 97.238(p) +0,7% +1,7%
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-Oct 636.829 857.985 940.801 944.757 1.044.846 937.391 957.340 986.755
% y-o-y ¹ - +34,7% +9,7% +0,4% +10,6% -10,3% +2,1% +3,1%
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: 03-12-2022
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