52 million litres of milk produced in May
52.1 million litres of milk were produced in May 2021. The major part of it (30 million litres, or 57.7%) was semi-skimmed milk.
Whole milk accounted for 36.5% of the total production and skimmed milk for 5.8%.
Besides, 10.6 million litres of chocolate milk were produced, as well as 22.5 million litres of cream, 24.7 million litres of fermented milk, 4.5 million litres of yoghurt, 9,706 tonnes of cheese and 8,670 tonnes of butter (farm butter and blended butter).
Please note: due to the reform of milk and milk products statistics in 2013, the figures are not comparable with previous years.
Purpose and brief description
Dairy statistics show the quantity of milk and cream collected from dairy farms and the products thereof (cow’s milk on a monthly basis, other than cow’s milk on an annual basis).
All dairy processing plants in Belgium
Results available 6 months after the reference period
Collection of milk and cream: Quantity: Quantity of milk and cream collected in litres
Collection of milk and cream: Fat: Fat content of the milk and cream collected in kg
Production: Quantity: Quantity of dairy products in litres or kg
Production: Stocks at the end of the year: Quantity of dairy products in stock at the end of the year in litres or kg