Consumer prices for milk and dairy products remained almost stable. Rabat-Salé-Kenitra, the first milk zone of Morocco.
The frolics of central Danish milk from Morocco due to a high price a few months ago has serious consequences for both the company and the dairy industry. And yet the motif of the boycott was unfounded because the price of milk has not increased since 2014. Information that HCP has just confirmed in a note describing the main trends the subsidiary has identified over the last 10 years. It appears that consumer prices for milk and dairy products have remained almost stable since 2014, an increase of 0.1% 0.3% on average.
Stability, which will be settled after 4 years of annual growth. Between 2010 and 2014, the milk price index (see Figure 1) has increased on average by 0.9% since 2010, mainly due to an increase of 3.8%. % and 2.8% of the price of condensed milk and baby food.
Prices of dairy products recorded an increase of 0.7% on average, which was due to the increase of wheat prices by 6.2% and the increase of 3.9% in cheese. On the other hand, the consumer prices of yoghurt and fraîche creams remained relatively stable.
Stabilization of milk prices is the result of the sustained growth phase of 2010-2014. Growth in milk production slowed down from 2014 and increased from 5% to 1.9% from 2009 to 2013. 2014 to 2017
However, despite the decrease in imports of milk products other than cheeses and butter in 2015 and 2016, which accompanied this mitigation, the trade balance of milk and milk products remained in deficit. The deficit, which was nearly 640 MDH in 2017.
Morocco continued to import nearly 60% of its milk requirements (infant formulas, UHT and milk powder), mainly from the Netherlands (32.1%) and France (27.5%). %).
Rabat-Salé-Kénitra, the first milk zone in Morocco
It also follows from this note that the Rabat-Salé-Kenitra region is the first dairy zone in the Kingdom to produce 522 million liters of milk. The following regions are Beni Mellal-Khénifra, Casablanca-Settat and Marrakech-Safi, which provide 47% of the national milk production.
In 2017, 2,800 milk collection centers received a total collection capacity of more than 2.5 million liters of milk per day processed to 122 local industrial units. It should be noted that the dairy sector contributes 5% to the agricultural production volume and accounts for 10.7% of the agricultural industry.
The milk price has not changed since 2014 was last changed: November 11, 2018 according to