U.S. Cheese Production Still on the RiseUSAgNet - December 07, 2017
Total cheese output was 1.07 billion pounds during the month of October, 1.7 percent above the same month last year and 5.2 percent above September 2017.
Italian type cheese production totaled 455 million pounds, 1.8 percent above October 2016 and 5.0 percent above September 2017.
American type cheese also increased. Total output was 418 million pounds, 4.0 percent above last year and 6.0 percent more than last month.
Butter production was 143 million pounds. That was an increase of 2.6 percent over 2016 and 6.8 percent above the previous month's production.