EU milk still growing

by | Mar 15, 2023 | Global, Volume trends

EU27 milk production in January rose an estimated 1% YOY, a 4-month low. This estimate is based on 58% of average reported milk production. Among major producing countries, German supplies rose 3.6% YOY, while Poland rose 1.6% YOY – that was the weakest expansion since July. Since the start of Q4-22, Italy has tracked down more than 3% in YOY terms.

According to the most recent data, German supplies were up 2.6% YOY in week 9 (ending 5 March 2023). That was the 26th consecutive weekly YOY increase. Meanwhile, French milk production fell 2.9% YOY in week 9, the 16th consecutive decline. AHDB reports UK production rose 4.1% in the first four days of March after being up 2.9% YOY in February.