Skimmed milk Market Overview in Ireland
In value terms, skimmed milk production reduced to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Skimmed milk production peaked at $ in 2018, and then dropped in the following year.
In 2019, the average yield of skimmed milk in Ireland amounted to kg per head, remaining stable against the year before. Overall, the yield showed a relatively flat trend pattern.
In 2019, number of animals slaughtered for skimmed milk production in Ireland amounted to head, standing approx. at 2018. Overall, the number of producing animals saw a relatively flat trend pattern.
The value of the skimmed milk market in Ireland reduced rapidly to $ in 2019, with a decrease of -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption, however, continues to indicate a perceptible curtailment. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of % against the previous year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $. From 2015 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.