Registered Producers/Registered Processors

In the 2019/20 milk year 1,338 registered producers with contracts represented 8% of all milk producers in the State and had annual milk supplies of 889 million litres, which were equivalent to 11% of annual domestic supplies of 8.3 billion litres.

462 million litres or 52% of the annual supplies of registered producers were contracted for supplies for processing for liquid consumption, while 427 million litres or 48% were supplies for manufacturing.

Contracts for all year round supplies comprised 89% of contracts and 99% of supplies while contracts for the winter months only represented 11% of contracts and 1% of supplies.