Boom for whey’s (+ 80.2%) in value.
Positive export in March for cheeses, compared with the same month of 2016, increased in volume for all major types of dairy: Pecorino and Fiore Sardo (+61.9%), Provolone (+25.5%) Grated cheese or powder (+23.8%), Asiago, Montasio, Ragusano, Caciocavallo (+19%), Fresh cheeses including mozzarella and ricotta (+ 15.6%), Grana Padano and Parmigiano-Reggiano (+7%), Gorgonzola (+3.3%).
The bulk cream increased overseas sales for the 13th consecutive month. In March 2017 cream took +278% over the same month of 2016.
The main countries of destination are South Korea (for consumption), Greece (among January and March 2017 produced 4.3% less milk and the Country has not spraying plants to obtain cream) and Belgium (most likely transit country).
Good phase for fresh cheeses, which in March recorded a growth of 11.6%, addressed first of all to France, UK and Germany.
Growing trend also for grated cheeses: + 23.8% in March 2017 on March 2016; France, Germany and the UK are the main commercial routes.
|ITALIA: dairy products Export year-to-date (March)|
|QUANTITY (Tons)||VALUE (’000 )|
|2016||2017||± on 2016||2016||2017||± on 2016|
|- Grana Padano and
|- Fresh cheeses incl.
mozzarella, cheese and ricotta
|- Grated or powered cheeses||8.499||9.931||+16,9%||67.657||80.784||+19,4%|
|- Pecorino and Fiore Sardo||3.674||4.803||+30,7%||34.532||31.493||-8,8%|
|- Asiago, Montasio,
|Milk and cream||13.757||23.777||+72,8%||12.795||22.538||+76,2%|
|- Bulk milk cream||1.677||7.773||+363,4%||2.510||11.788||+369,7%|
|- Packaged milk||7.286||12.603||+73,0%||4.933||7.803||+58,2%|
|- Bulk milk||2.509||2.628||+4,7%||1.022||1.598||+56,4%|
|- Packaged milk cream||2.285||773||-66,2%||4.330||1.350||-68,8%|
* Other products: Lactose Pharm., Other ferm.milks, Yogurt, WMP, Cond. milk , Infant milk formula, Casein, Caseinates, Lactose edible
Data processed by Clal based on ISTAT source.
View Italy’s Import/Export summary on CLAL.it.