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Cheese Plants Produce Another Billion Pounds of Dairy Products
USAgNet - 10/06/2017
Total cheese output was 1.03 billion pounds during August. That is 2.3 percent above August 2016, but 0.7 percent below July 2017.
Italian type cheese production totaled 436 million pounds, 2.5 percent more than last year, but 3.5 percent below last month.
American type cheese production totaled 399 million pounds, up 1.5 percent from 2016, but 0.5 percent lower than July.
Butter production was 131 million pounds, 6.2 percent above August 2016, but 3.4 percent below July 2017.
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