Dairy Ingredients, USDEC Events, Exports, Mexico, Export Data, U.S. Dairy Products, U.S. Dairy Partnerships, NAFTA
The leaders of three major U.S. dairy organizations: US Dairy Export Council, National Milk Producers Federation and International Dairy Foods Association, traveled to Mexico to reinforce industry commitment to the Mexican market. U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) President and CEO Tom Vilsack affirmed and celebrated the U.S. dairy industry’s mutually beneficial partnership with Mexico when he spoke to the National Dairy Forum in Mexico City on March 15. The annual forum is organized by the Mexican Federation of Milk Producers (Femeleche) to bring together Mexican dairy industry leaders, farmers and government officials.
Market Insights, Cheese, Nonfat Dry Milk/Skim Milk Powder, Global Supply, Export Data, Global, Global Dairy Market, Whey Protein, Global Demand, Dairy Trade, Dairy Production
2015 was a challenging year for both global dairy markets and U.S. dairy exports. Over the medium-term horizon, however, USDEC analysts project that rising global dairy demand will pressure available milk supplies, accelerating export growth momentum for U.S. dairy suppliers through 2020 and beyond.
Global cheese supply is up 46% over the last decade, and U.S. cheese makers are setting out to supply the growing global demand for cheese.Read More
Total U.S. dairy export value in 2014 rose 6 percent over the prior year to reach US$7.11 billion, exceeding the $7-billion mark for the first time. This was the fifth consecutive record for U.S. dairy exports, with a strong start at the beginning of 2014 offsetting a slowdown in the second half of the year. Exports to Mexico (+15% by value), South Korea (+39%) and Japan (+34%) were up significantly in 2014, while shipments to Southeast Asia, China and Canada were steady at near 2013 totals.