Dairy imports

This section houses statistics about the dairy products imports in various formats.

Overview of Canadian Dairy Products Imports
Product 2020 JA-DE
Quantity kg
2020 JA-DE
Value $
2019 JA-DE
Quantity kg
2019 JA-DE
Value $
Milk 54,372,070 43,244,078 44,672,370 34,480,468
Cream 1,140,311 5,503,859 1,576,436 6,674,486
Cheese
Cheddar and cheddar types 5,481,750 54,664,241 4,728,712 49,942,032
Specialty [1] 31,098,037 372,406,366 28,352,751 340,277,077
Processed 2,030,606 18,112,322 1,446,263 12,733,966
Fresh 1,966,983 12,212,294 1,527,418 10,073,424
Total - Cheese 40,577,376 457,395,223 36,055,144 413,026,499
Other Dairy Products
Ice Cream & Edible Ice Products 638,534 3,619,642 1,961,581 9,410,661
Yogurt 765,783 3,880,683 848,051 4,013,101
Butter and other fats and oils derived from milk 23,134,698 139,437,760 24,206,679 160,730,962
Evaporated Milk 1,214,277 1,359,394 1,565,236 1,683,304
Condensed Milk 6,142 14,357 6,502 14,782
Skim Milk Powder 2,647,800 8,098,867 3,392,748 9,598,907
Whole Milk Powder 2,243,477 7,486,390 2,063,341 6,727,101
Whey Products 49,341,708 55,166,572 50,835,063 53,437,579
Casein and Casein products 2,271,301 24,809,300 3,013,015 27,870,884
Dairy Spreads 41 80 156 318
Products Consisting of Natural Milk Constituents 9,022,053 19,784,409 8,587,192 21,426,049
Milk protein substances 15,799,309 78,159,074 7,965,244 74,986,959
Others [2] 15,612,659 109,261,591 18,286,973 124,493,864
Total - Other Dairy Products 122,697,782 451,078,119 122,731,781 494,394,471
TOTAL - All Dairy Products 218,787,539 957,221,279 205,035,731 948,575,924
[1] Specialty cheese includes HS code groupings under Cheese, blue-veined; Cheese, Specialty; Cheese, nes, grated or powdered, of all kinds
[2] Others = Lactose and Lactose Syrup, Milk Albumin, and Buttermilk Products
Source: Statistics Canada
Compiled by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division, Market Information Section

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Canadian Imports (by Product and HS Codes)

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Canadian Imports of Products Containing +50% Dairy Content

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