Turkey’s milk production up over 17 percent in April
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
The data revealed that the amount of collected milk reached 899,190 tons in the fourth month of this year.
Official data showed that cheese production from cow’s milk amounted to 63,385 tons - a 14.9 percent yearly increase - while cheese production from sheep, goat, buffalo and mixed milk rose by 8.6 percent to 5,006 tons.
“Yoghurt production became 101,050 tons in April and increased by 4.7 percent when compared to same month of the previous year,” TÜİK said, adding that the production of ayran - a drink made of yoghurt and water in Turkey - climbed by 4.9 percent to 65,104 tons.