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CWT exports more U.S. dairy products
December 1, 2013

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) accepted 36 requests for export assistanceCooperatives Working Together (CWT) accepted 36 requests for export assistance from Bongards Creameries, Dairy Farmers of America, Foremost Farms USA, Maryland Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold), Tillamook County Creamery Association and Upstate Niagara Cooperative (O-AT-KA) to sell 9.76 million lbs. of cheddar, Gouda and Monterey Jack cheese and 3.0 million lbs. of butter to customers in Asia, Central America, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The product will be delivered through May 2014.

So far in 2013, CWT has assisted member cooperatives in selling 121.78 million lbs. of cheese, 87.92 million lbs. of butter, 44,092 lbs. of anhydrous milk fat and 218,258 lbs. of whole milk powder to 38 countries on six continents. These sales are the equivalent of 3.1billion lbs. of milk on a milkfat basis.





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