In April 2021, the cost of milk in Kursk region increased by 3%
‘According to operational data, as of April 1, 2021, more than 50 thousand tons of milk were received for processing, which is 27% more than in the same period in 2020. The average purchase price of 1 liter of milk of the 1st grade excluding VAT is 25.71 rubles. In general, it varies from 23 to 31.60 rubles,’ said Ivan Muzalev.
He also noted that in January-February 2021, the production of liquid processed milk, including milk for baby food, increased by 3.7 thousand tons, which is 13% more than in the same period in 2020. The growth in the production of cottage cheese amounted to 0.6 thousand, which is 41.3% more than last year.
Ivan Muzalev added that at the moment in Kursk region there is a slight decline in the production of cheese, butter, fermented dairy products and condensed milk. According to him, this is due to a decrease in consumer demand.