June poultry, red meat and cheese stocks up

by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
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WASHINGTON — Frozen stocks of turkey, chicken, pork and cheese in warehouses on June 30 were greater than year earlier levels, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in its latest Cold Storage report (click here to read report).

Total red meat supplies were 975,312,000 lbs, down 3% from last month but up 6% from last year, the U.S.D.A. said. Total frozen beef stocks were 431,075,000 lbs, up 4% from last month and equal to year earlier levels. At 518,913,000 lbs, total pork supplies were down 9% from last month but up 11% from last year. Frozen pork belly stocks were 75,409,000 lbs, down 14% from last month but up 60% from last year.

Total chicken stocks were 768,718,000 lbs, up 2% from last month and 19% from last year. Total turkey stocks were 562,697,000 lbs, up 8% from last month and 25% from last year. Overall, total frozen poultry supplies were 1,333,128,000 lbs, up 4% from last month and 21% from last year.

Frozen stocks of egg whites were 3,056,000 lbs, up 6% from last month but down 3% from last year. Frozen egg yolk stocks were 904,000 lbs, down 2% from last month and down 15% from last year. Whole and mixed egg stocks came in at 8,309,000 lbs, up 54% from last month and up 19% from last year.

Total butter stocks were 256,087,000 lbs, down 5% from last month and down 6% from last year. Total natural cheese stocks were 905,055,000 lbs, up 3% from last month and up 2% from last year.

In other stocks, there were 77,066,000 lbs of frozen apples, down 9% from last month and down 8% from last year. Stocks of frozen orange juice concentrate were 1,515,120,000 lbs, up 5% from last month and up 67% from last year. Stocks of frozen french fries were 952,222,000 lbs, up 11% from last month and up 9% from last year.

Fresh apples in regular and controlled storage totaled 577,167,000 lbs, down 42% from last month and down 11% from last year.

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