DIFFERENTIATION OF MILK PRODUCTION IN EUROPEAN UNION COUNTRIES IN THE ASPECT OF COMMON AGRICULTURAL POLICY

The objective of this paper is to present the structure of milk production in EU countries. The authors used data from Main Statistical Office to highlight the changes. The authors used descriptive and graphical methods to analyze the changes in EU milk production. The production of cow’s milk per capita in kg and milk yield in EU was analyzed. The authors also evaluated the production of selected dairy products. The biggest milk producers in EU are Germany, France, United Kingdom and Poland. The highest yields of milk per cow are achieved in 2011 in Denmark, Sweden and Spain. The highest butter production in 2012 was observed in: Germany (448 thous. t), France (427), Poland (200) and Ireland (145). The five countries with the highest cheese production in 2012 were: Germany (2071 thous. t), France (1922), Italy (1276) Holland (764) and Poland (685). The production of dry milk in 2012 was the highest in: France (214 thous. t), Netherlands (118), Germany (80), and Ireland (58). However, the production of dairy products in many European Union countries decreased in the period 2005-2012.


Variant title:
ZRÓŻNICOWANIE PRODUKCJI MLEKA W KRAJACH UNII EUROPEJSKIEJ W ASPEKCIE WSPÓLNEJ POLITYKI ROLNEJ
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Issue Date:
2015-04
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/233098
Published in:
Roczniki (Annals)
Number 2
2015
Roczniki (Annals)
2015
Page range:
9-15




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