Production of dairy products
Information on the volume of milk and dairy products produced in milk processing enterprises, fat and milk proteins content, as well as volume of whole milk and skimmed milk used in the production process are compiled to ensure complete, qualitative and comparable information on production of dairy products in Latvia.
Terms and definitions
Powdered dairy products
Butter and other yellow fat dairy products
Includes butter, rendered butter and butteroil, and other yellow fat products expressed in butter equivalent with a milk fat content equal to 82% by weight of the product.
A product with a milk fat content of not less than 80% and less than 90%.
Rendered butter has a milk fat content exceeding 85% by weight of the product.
Butteroil is a product which may be obtained from milk, cream or butter by processes which eliminate the water and the non-fat dry extract with a minimum content of milk fat of 99.3% of the total weight and a maximum water content of 0.5% of the total weight.
Other yellow fat products include butter with low milk fat content (>80% of the product’s weight), and fats containing vegetable fats or fats from animal products, but where content of milk fat comprises 10–80% of the fat contents.
Milk protein content
Milk fat content
Whole milk used within production
Skimmed milk used within production
Survey method and data source
Starting from 2013, monthly data are acquired by surveying enterprises, forming a threshold sample that ensures 95% of the total volume of dairy products manufactured a year before. Data are complied from the CSB monthly statistical report form 1-milk "Report on manufacture of dairy products". Till 2013, data were received from Latvian Dairy Committee.
Data are obtained conducting full-scope survey.
Annual data are collected from CSB annual statistical report form 1-r (milk) "Report on milk processing in 201_".
Information on milk production and fat and protein content in milk of the product produced in the report year is collected. The report includes only production which is final product. Final product does not include the amount of milk products which is further used in the manufacture of some other product.
Economically active enterprises the main economic activity of which is milk processing and manufacture of milk products (NACE Rev. 2, Section C, class 10.51 "Operation of dairies and cheese making").
Dati apkopoti saskaņā ar Saimniecisko darbību statistiskās klasifikācijas 2. redakciju (NACE 2. red.).