Dry Whey - Northeast
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MD DA560 Dry Whey - Northeast                                        

MADISON, WI.  October 12, 2017 (REPORT 41)                           

DRY WHEY - NORTHEAST                                                 
                                                                     
Northeast dry whey prices are unchanged to lower. Market sources noted a 
slight uptick in dry whey moving through contracts, although short-
lived. Production in the region is steady to increasing as active 
mozzarella demand expands dry whey output. Domestic demand is light to 
moderate, while export interest continues to show strength. Nonetheless, 
the dry whey market undertone is somewhat quiet, with lots of dry whey 
available.   
DAIRY PRODUCTS: According to NASS, August 2017 U.S. production of human 
food dry whey totaled 94.7 million pounds, 4.1 percent less than last 
month, but 27 percent more than the previous year. The Atlantic region e 
production of human food dry whey for August 2017 totaled 22.1 million 
pounds, 10.0 percent more than a year ago, but 0.3 percent less than the 
previous month.

F.O.B. NORTHEAST:           EXTRA GRADE AND GRADE A:   .3000 - .4325


The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), reports that August 2017 U.S.  
exports of dry whey totaled 40.2 million pounds, a 10 percent decline   
from the previous year.


U.S. Dry Whey Exports. H.S. Code 0404104000(FAS)

                 2017 Exports      % Change From 
                 (Million Lb.)       1 Year Ago

August Total             40.2           - 10
 
TOTAL, JAN - AUGUST     298.2           + 12
 1 China                140.3           + 62
 2 Canada                30.0           - 3
 3 Philippines           22.8           + 28
 4 Mexico                20.9           - 17
 5 Japan                 16.6           + 4


1100CT daniel.johnson@ams.usda.gov (608)422-8605
USDA/AMS/Dairy Market News, Madison, Wisconsin
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