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Significant increase in Swiss cheese exports

Swiss Cheese
Switzerland
Published Feb 1, 2022

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The record level of exports reached in 2020 was once again exceeded in 2021 (+6.9%), according to a joint press release from Switzerland cheese marketing (SCM) and TSM Fiduciaire Sàrl (TSM) published on Monday, January 31, 2022. categories of fresh cheese, soft cheese, and hard and semi-hard cheese recorded clear increases in 2021. Only processed cheese and ready-to-use fondue saw declines.

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After the record year of 2020, exports of Swiss cheese recorded another exceptional increase in 2021. Most product categories experienced a very positive development (photo Switzerland Cheese Marketing). The record level of exports reached in 2020 has, again, was exceeded in 2021 (+6.9%), according to a joint press release from Switzerland cheese marketing (SCM) and TSM Fiduciaire Sàrl (TSM) published on Monday January 31, 2022. The categories of fresh cheese, soft cheese and hard and semi-hard cheeses recorded clear increases in 2021. Only processed cheese and ready-to-use fondue saw declines. In 2021, the receipts of the Swiss cheese sector (milk producers, cheese makers, affineurs, traders) amounted to 756.7 million Swiss francs, an increase of 9.1% year-on-year. This increase is explained, on the one hand, by the increase in the volume exported and, on the other hand, by price increases. Indeed, the average export price was 9.18 fr./kg (wholesale trade price) in 2021, compared ...
Source: Agrihebdo
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