Wisconsin cheese production increased in NovemberWisconsin News
-- Wisconsin cheese factories were busier in November than the nation as a whole. That’s according to new figures from the USDA.
Wisconsin cheese factories were busier in November than the nation as a whole. That’s according to new figures from the USDA.
The Badger State produced almost 220-million pounds of cheese, three-point-four percent more than in November of 2010. That far surpassed the national increase of three-tenths of one-percent. Second-place California, which trails Wisconsin in cheese production, had a decrease of one-tenth of a percent. The Golden State made 189-million pounds of cheese in November.
The biggest increase in Wisconsin was for Cheddar cheeses, at five-point-four percent. The state almost made four-point-seven percent more American cheese, and two-point-nine percent more Italian cheeses.