The production of dry whey has increased noticeably in Russia
Market & Price Trends
Published Nov 30, 2023
The production of dry whey in Russia has increased by 10.4 percent in the first nine months of this year, reaching 162,900 tons. The increase in production is attributed to the expansion of dairy raw material production. However, there has been a decrease in product inventories, which fell to a record low level.
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At the same time, a significant increase two years ago and its decrease last year can be explained by the departure of foreign suppliers of whey from the Russian market, for which our country still experiences some dependence on imports. In Russia, the quota for imported whey for infant formula may be reduced In general, since 2018 (indicators for a five-year period are often compared - ROSNG), product production has grown annually, and at an active pace. In particular, if at the beginning of the mentioned period 141,000 tons were produced, then in the next year the figure was already 156,000, and in the next three - 173, 185 and 201 thousand tons, respectively. Data on whey consumption are given for January-August of this year - 171.4 thousand tons or 10.3 percent more than for the same period last ...