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Dairy Production Drops in Armenia

Dairy production in Armenia is down this year according to figures released by the National Statistical Service.

13,100 tons of cheese were produced from January-August, a drop of 21.1% from the same period in 2016.

Yogurt production dropped 1.1%, cream cheese dropped 9.6%, and sour cream dropped 20.4%.

361 million liters of milk were produced during the first eight months of 2017, an 0.6% increase over last year.

9 million liters of ice cream were produced, a rise of 5.5% over last year.