EU milk up 0.5% in February

by | Apr 19, 2023 | Global, Volume trends

EU27 milk production in February rose 0.5% YOY, a 6-month low, based on complete Eurostat and AGEA milk production data. Among major producing countries, German supplies rose 2.3% YOY in February. Dutch supplies were up 4% for the month while Denmark and Poland each rose 1% YOY. France and Ireland declined however, down 1.2% YOY and 1.7% YOY respectively. Since the start of Q4-22, Italy has tracked down close to 3% in YOY terms.

According to the most recent data, German supplies were up 3% YOY in week 13 (ending 2 April 2023). That was the 30th consecutive weekly YOY increase. Meanwhile, French milk production fell 3.1% YOY in week 13, the 20th consecutive decline. AHDB reports UK production fell 0.5% in the first 8 days of April.