Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Butter Producers Boost Exports at Our Expense

 *2014 total based on actual total for January through April.
Source:  U.S. Dairy Export Council

Low Supply of Butter Means That Prices Could Soon Rise. (Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/7/2014)

Well, if it's any consolation, lard makes a pie crust incredibly light and flaky. Thanks to recent research suggesting it’s not as unhealthy as people once thought, butter is back in vogue. Unfortunately, butter stocks are low, especially when compared to the last few years. Dairy economist Mary Keough Ledman said higher exports are behind the drawdown.

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