Yogurt and cottage cheese are popular, milk consumption is down - News Dairy consumption

Published Aug 6, 2020

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In the period 2016-2019, the consumption of cottage cheese in liters increased by 20.3%. The dairy products yogurt and cream also grew in volume. Although much less with 2.2 and 3.3% respectively. All other dairy products were consumed less.

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The NOS reports this, based on market research conducted by the specialized agency IRI. In the period 2016-2019, the consumption of desserts even decreased by almost 25%. This is mainly attributed to the high sugar content in many desserts. The consumption of milk and buttermilk also fell sharply, by 6.1 and 7.8% respectively. Vegetable products At the same time, market analysts see a rapidly growing market for dairy-like products based on vegetable products, such as soy milk. FrieslandCampina mainly attributes the purchase of drinking milk and buttermilk to the enormous choice of drinks that consumers currently have in the supermarket. From water and soft drinks to the many coffee and tea varieties. Corona stops trend However, the trend of declining dairy consumption has stalled due to the corona pandemic, according to figures from IRI. Dairy consumption rose across the board. Cream was the fastest grower ...
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