Turnover dairy wholesalers exceeds 12 billion euros
Wholesale traders in dairy products like cheese, milk and eggs generated in excess of 12 billion euros, i.e. 7 percent more than in 2012. The most important export products are cheese and powdered...
Large rise in Dutch fat production
The total production of margarines and edible fats rose substantially in the Netherlands in the period 2000-2008. Consumption of fats fell in the same period.
Food for thought
Food for thought comprises a selection of facts and figures about food. Which foodstuffs are produced in the Netherlands, and which have to be imported? How much milk does an average Dutch cow...
Number of pigs stable, but more dairy cows
The number of dairy cows has grown marginally in 2014 and more milk was delivered to dairy factories. This trend was even more noticeable in 2013. The total number of pigs again remained stable...
Turnover in dairy farming sector up
Dairy sector turnover has risen by 30 percent on average over the past three quarters
Inflation rate substantially higher
The inflation rate in July rose to 1.6 percent. The rate has not been this high since May 2009. The most recent figures show that natural gas prices had a considerable upward effect on inflation.
Agricultural exports under pressure
In the first four months of 2015, the value of agricultural exports was 2.7 percent down from the same period last year. The value of exports of dairy, cattle and meat fell substantially. Exports of...
Dutch inflation rate stable at 2.3 percent
With 2.3 percent, June’s inflation rate was the same as in May. According to the most recent figures, the rate has risen from 0.8 percent in June 2010 to 2.3 percent in June 2011.
Inflation rate soaring
Dutch inflation stood at 3.2 percent in July, i.e. 0.6 percentage points higher than in June. For the first time since 2002, the rate crossed the 3 percent mark.