The State Statistics Service of Ukraine has published data on the supply of raw milk to dairy processing plants in the 1st half of this year.
Compared to last year, milk supply to processing enterprises decreased by 11.8% with 5% less milk purchased from enterprises, and 25.8% less milk purchased from households. The volume of milk purchased from dairy farms (enterprises) in the first half of the year was about 1.3 million tons, from households – almost 4.5 times less, 272 thousand tons.
It should be noted that according to the DSSU, the share of high-quality cow milk in the total volume of milk purchased by processing enterprises has grown: the share of extra-class milk increased by 6.9%, and higher grade milk by 2%.
INFAGRO, State Statistics Service of Ukraine