Wednesday, November 14, 2018
 CWT Assists with 2.1 Million Pounds of Cheese, Butter and WMP Export Sales  

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 12 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Foremost Farms, Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative, Michigan Milk Producers Association and United Dairymen of Arizona to sell 1.122 million pounds of Cheddar and Gouda cheese; 908,305 pounds of butter and 44,092 pounds  of whole milk powder (WMP) to customers in Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. The product will be delivered February through July 2013.

Year-to-date CWT has assisted member cooperatives in selling 23.735 million pounds of cheese, 12.824 million pounds of butter and 132,277 pounds of whole milk powder to 24 countries on six continents. These sales are the equivalent of 498.6 million pounds of milk on a milkfat basis. By comparison, in the month of January, U.S. milk production is estimated to be 71 million pounds ahead of January 2012.

Source: Cooperatives Working Together

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