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September fluid sales down 1.2%

September fluid sales down 1.2%
September 2013 packaged fluid milk sales totaled 4.24 billion lbs., down 1.2% from September 2012. (Sales were not adjusted for calendar considerations as in previous monthly reports).
September sales of conventional products, at 4.0 billion lbs., were down 1.7%; organic products, at 192 million lbs., were up 10.4% Organic represented about 4.5% of total sales for the month.
January-September 2013 total packaged fluid milk sales, at 38.27 billion lbs., were down 2.3% from the same period a year earlier. Year-to-date sales of conventional products, at 36.59 billion lbs., were down 2.6%; organic products, at 1.68 million lbs., were up 5.3%. Organic represented about 4.4% of total sales.
Source: Dairy Market News
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