Milk and milk products, Slovenia, January 2021

1.7% more milk collected in January 2021 than in January 2020

Almost 48,800 tons of milk was collected from agricultural holdings in January 2021. With the exception of milk powder, dairies produced less milk products than in the previous month or in January 2020.

  • 26 February 2021 at 10:30
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  • provisional data
Quantity of collected milk continues to increase
In January 2021, 1.9% more milk was collected than in December 2020 and 1.7% more than in January 2020.

With the exception of milk powder, dairies decreased the production of milk products in January 2021 
Dairies produced around 12,900 tons of drinking milk, which is more than 9% less than in December 2020 and more than 5% less than in January 2020.
Dairies produced less than 900 tons of cream. Production fell below 900 tons only for the fourth time in the last 20 years. The previous time this happened was in February 2020. Cream production was more than 13% lower than in December 2020 and more than 15% lower than in January 2020.
January production of acidified milk was 5% lower than in the previous month and more than 7% lower than in January 2020.
Production of butter was more than halved compared to the previous month. Dairies produced 170 tons of butter, which was more than 9% less compared to January 2020. 
Dairies produced almost 200 tons less cheese in January 2021. Production decreased by more than 15% compared to the previous month and compared to January 2020.

Higher production of milk products in the EU in 2020
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 the EU collected 1.6% more cow’s milk in 2020 than in 2019. Dairies in the EU also increased the production of most milk products: they produced 3.4% more drinking milk, 2.6% more butter, 1.6% more cheese and 0.3% more acidified milk. Only the production of butter was 0.3% lower than in the previous year. Average price of raw milk in the EU decreased in December 2020 to EUR 0.353 per kg and is expected to decrease again also in January 2021.

SiStat table with the latest data
Cow's milk collected from farms, Slovenia
Cow's milk collected from farms, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Cow’s milk collected from farms, Slovenia
I 20XII 20I 21 I 21 
XII 20
I 21
I 20
tonsindices
Total47,96147,83348,757101.9101.7
  Slovene dairies34,15933,45334,161102.1100.0
Sources: SURS, SCCIS – CAFE, ARSAMRD
Average fat and protein content of milk collected by Slovene dairies, Slovenia
I 20XII 20I 21 I 21 
XII 20
I 21
I 20
%indices
Fat4.254.274.2599.5100.0
Protein3.503.553.5399.4100.9
Sources: SURS, CCIS – CAFE, ARSAMRD
Net production of milk products in Slovene dairies, Slovenia
I 20XII 20I 21 I 21 
XII 20
I 21
I 20
tonsindices
Drinking milk13,69514,30312,94190.594.5
Cream1,02399886786.984.7
Acidified milk3,5913,5143,33795.092.9
Milk powderzzz581.6111.3
Butter – total (in butter equivalent)18737417045.390.8
Cheese from cow’s milk only1,3491,3491,14384.784.7
z confidential
Sources: SURS, CCIS – CAFE
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Monthly data for 2021 are provisional. With each First Release the data can be corrected and completed with new data. Final data for 2020 will be published by 14 February 2022.

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