UK Dairy Product Production

Published 13 November 17

Monthly and 12-month rolling figures for UK wholesale production of dairy products.

Please note: Data for Skim Milk Powder, Whole Milk Powder and Cream are no longer available due to confidentiality issues.

 Production of Dairy Products

Thousand Tonnes

Liquid

Butter

Cheese

Sep 17

529

11

35

Sep 16

537

10

33

Change

-8

1

2

% Change

-1.5%

13.0%

5.8%

 

 

 

 

Oct 16 - Sept 17

6,670

136

435

Oct 15 - Sept 16

6,782

137

441

Change

-112

0

-6

%Change

-1.7%

-0.1%

-1.4%

These figures may be retrospectively changed

Numbers may not sum exactly due to rounding

 UK Dairy Product Production

Source: Defra

UK Manufacture of Cheese

Updated annually. For more information on cheese production click here.

Year
(Thousand Tonnes)
Cheddar Long Life Territorials Short Life Territorials (b) Blue Vein  Other Cheeses (a)(c) Total
2016* 302 21 10 11 89 435
2015* 300 24 10 12 92 438
Year on Year Change 2 -3 0 -1 -3 -3
% Change 0.8% -12.3% 1.8% -7.7% -3.8% -0.8%

*Please note figures are provisional and are likely to be retrospectively changed

Numbers may not sum exactly due to rounding

(a) includes wholesale and farm production

(b) includes cheshire cheese production

(c) includes mozarella, cottage, fromage frais, soft cheeses and all farm cheese production

 

Source: Defra