Butter and barrel sales up, blocks and whey down

Butter and barrel sales up, blocks and whey down

April sales for butter and barrel cheese were up while volumes of block cheese, whey, and nonfat dry milk were down.

USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service says 5.18 million pounds of butter sold last week, and 16 million pounds for the month.  The average price rose from $2.97 to $3.05 per pound.

The latest National Dairy Product Sales Report shows more than 10.6 million pounds of block Cheddar cheese sold last week, and more than 41 million pounds were sold during May. 

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