Milk and milk product statistics

54 million litres of drinking milk produced in February

Agriculture & fishery
54 million litres of drinking milk produced in February

54.5 million litres of drinking milk were produced in February 2022.

The major part of it (29.4 million litres, or 54%) was semi-skimmed milk. Whole milk represented 35.6% of total production, skimmed milk 5.2% and buttermilk 2.9%.

In addition, 13.3 million litres of milk drinks and chocolate milk were produced, as well as 20.2 million litres of cream, 26.4 million litres of fermented milk and yoghurt, 8,900 tonnes of cheese and 5,758 tonnes of butter. (farm butter and blended butter).

 

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).

Population

All dairy processing plants in Belgium

Periodicity

Annually; Monthly.

Release calendar

Results available 6 months after the reference period

Definitions

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

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