Milk and milk products, Slovenia, May 2020

1.2% more milk collected in May 2020 compared to May 2019

Around 51,400 tons of milk was collected from agricultural holdings in May 2020. Slovene dairies decreased production of most milk products groups: production of butter decreased by almost 41% compared to May 2019.

  • 6/29/2020
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  • provisional data
Quantity of milk collected from farms increased also in May 2020
In May 2020 around 51,400 tons of cows’ milk was collected from agricultural holdings, which was 1.2% more than in May 2019 and 3,4% more as in previous month.

With the exception of cream and acidified milk dairies produced less milk products in May 2020 as in previous month
In May dairies increased only production of cream (by more than 12%) and acidified milk (by almost 10%). Production of other milk products decreased compared to previous month. Dairies decreased production of butter by almost 41 %, of drinking milk by almost 7% and of cheese by almost 6%. Also production of milk powder was significantly lower than in previous month.

Also compared to May 2019 decreased production of all milk products groups
Compared to May 2019 production of all groups of milk products decreased. Also in this comparison the production of butter decreased the most: dairies produced almost 21 % less butter as in May 2019. Production of cheese decreased by almost 10 %, of drinking milk by more than 8%, of cream by more than 3% and of acidified milk by almost 2%.

Milk on the international market
We invite you to have a look at the data on the »EU Milk Market Observatory« site, where you can find the latest data on the prices and quantity of milk and milk products. Dairies in EU collected 2.4% more cows’ milk in first four months of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019 and also increased production of milk products. Average price of raw milk in the EU decreased in April 2020 (by 2.6%). It was EUR 0.335 per kg and is expected to decrease also in May 2020.
Cow's milk collected from farms, Slovenia
Cow's milk collected from farms, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Cow’s milk collected from farms, Slovenia
V 19IV 20V 20I–V 19I–V 20V 20 
IV 20
V 20
V 19
I–V 20
I–V 19
tonsindices
Total50,77449,69751,372240,401246,170103.4101.2102.4
  Slovene dairies36,58837,80638,581171,524185,237102.1105.4108.0
Sources: SURS, SCCIS – CAFE, ARSAMRD
Net production of milk products in Slovene dairies, Slovenia
V 19IV 20V 20I–V 19I–V 20V 20 
IV 20
V 20
V 19
I–V 20
I–V 19
tonsindices
Drinking milk14,11213,86512,93272,30068,64593.391.694.9
Cream1,0849321,0464,9494,944112.396.699.9
Acidified milk4,2143,7674,13518,83919,108109.898.1101.4
Milk powderzz-zz10.39.493.4
Butter – total (in butter equivalent)1902541511,0121,01559.379.3100.2
Cheese from cow’s milk only1,5051,4381,3596,6666,67694.590.3100.2
z confidential
- no occurrence of event
Sources: SURS, CCIS – CAFE
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Monthly data for 2019 are provisional. With each First Release the data can be corrected and completed with new data. Final data for 2019 will be published by 14 February 2020.

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