Sales of Cheese, Whey Boost Dairy Exports in April

June 8, 2012 11:49 AM

Total U.S. dairy export value was $460 million, up 17% from year-earlier levels.

Pier A 4[1] importsU.S. dairy export volumes were steady in April, boosted by continued strong sales of cheese and high-value whey proteins, according to trade data released June 8 by USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service.
Total export value was $460 million, up 17 percent from April 2011. In the February-April period, U.S. exports of dry ingredients (milk powder, whey, lactose), cheese and butterfat were 414,559 tons, up 5% from the previous year.
Read more export trade data from the U.S. Dairy Export Council.

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