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 CWT Assists with 6.6 Million Pounds of Cheese and Butter Export Sales  

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 13 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Darigold, Land O’Lakes and Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association to sell 5.880 million pounds (2,667 metric tons) of Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese, and 687,842 pounds (312 metric tons) of butter, to customers in Asia, Central America, Europe and the Middle East. The product will be delivered September 2012 through March 2013.

In 2012, CWT has assisted member cooperatives in making export sales of Cheddar, Monterey Jack and Gouda cheese totaling 91.6 million pounds, butter totaling 58.1 million pounds, and anhydrous milk fat totaling 123,459 pounds. The product will go to 34 countries on four continents. On a butterfat basis, the milk equivalent of these exports is 2.116 billion pounds, or the same as the annual milk production of 100,700 cows.

Source: Cooperatives Working Together

Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012 (Archive on Thursday, October 04, 2012)
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