UK Dairy Product Production

Published 4 May 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
Feb 17 506 13 36
Feb 16 547 13 34
Change -41 -1 2
% Change -7.5% -4.6% 6.7%
       
Mar 16 - Feb 17 6,649 148 438
Mar 15 - Feb 16 6,850 150 439
Change -201 -2 -2
% Change -2.9% -1.2% -0.4%

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