Milk and milk products, Slovenia, March 2021
Highest monthly quantity of milk collected in March 2021
Record-breaking 52,100 tons of milk was collected from agricultural holdings in March 2021, 2.8% more than in March 2020. Compared to March 2020, dairies increased only the production of drinking milk and acidified milk, while compared to February 2021 they increased production of all milk products.
In March 2021, around 52,100 tons of milk was collected from agricultural holdings. This was highest quantity collected in March and was 13.9% more than in the previous month and 2.8% more than in March 2020.
Compared to the previous month, dairies increased the production of all milk products in March 2021
Dairies increased the production of cheese, acidified milk and drinking milk by around 22%. Milk powder production was up by almost 16%, cream production by more than 3% and butter production by less than 1%.
Compared to March 2020, dairies mostly decreased the production of milk products
Dairies produced almost 5% more acidified milk and just slightly more drinking milk than in March 2020. The production of other groups of milk products decreased: of cheese by more than 2%, of cream by almost 8%, of butter by almost 29% and of milk powder by almost 46%.
Less milk products produced in the EU in February 2021 than in February 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 2.4% less cow’s milk in February 2021 than in February 2020. Average price of raw milk in the EU remained almost the same in February 2021 (EUR 0.350 per kg) and is expected to decrease slightly in March 2021.
SiStat table with the latest data
Cow’s milk collected from farms, Slovenia
Sources: SURS, SCCIS – CAFE, ARSAMRD
Average fat and protein content of milk collected by Slovene dairies, Slovenia
Sources: SURS, CCIS – CAFE, ARSAMRD
Net production of milk products in Slovene dairies, Slovenia
Sources: SURS, CCIS – CAFE