UK product production

Updated 10 May 2021

These figures show how much liquid milk, butter, cheese, milk powders and cream the UK is producing, based on information from Defra. These are updated on a monthly basis, while data on UK cheese production by variety is updated on an annual basis. 

UK production

UK cheese production

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Additional information

Figures are provisional and are likely to be retrospectively changed.

From January 2015, data published using new methodology no longer includes estimates of direct sellers of liquid milk, butter, cheese (i.e. farmhouse manufacture).

For UK cheese production figures include:

(a) Wholesale and farm production.

(b) Cheshire cheese production.

(c) Mozzarella, cottage, fromage frais, soft cheeses and all farm cheese production.

Read Defra's latest UK statistics on milk utilisation by dairies EU product production data can be found in the Eurostat database World product production data can be found in the FAOSTAT database UK product production

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