Sour cream consumption went up to 26,920 tonnes over the first seven months of the year compared with the same period in 2007 when it scored 1,759 tonnes (7%).
Cheese production also grew by 2,111 tonnes (5.3%) vs. the same period the year before, mainly because the quantity of cheese exclusively made of cow milk, representing 91.8% of the total cheese production made, during the same time span.
Consumption milk dropped by 2,342 tonnes (14.6%) attaining 13,699 tonnes in July 2008 than a month before. Consumption sour cream production went up from 3,636 tonnes in 2008 to 3,886 tonnes in July 2008, which means a growth by 250 tonnes (6.9%).
Cheese production dropped by 416 tonnes (6%) in July, while the cheese exclusively made of cow milk scored the same descending trend the, when it represented 88.9% of the total cheese production.
All dairy products scored high figures in July 2008 compared with the same month of 2007. The consumption milk quantity grew by 846 tonnes (6.6%), while the soar cream production scored 384 tonnes (11%) more in July 2008, compared with July 2007.