Sector : Dairy

Destination Market: United States of America

Information : United States of America

COUNTRY NAME: United States of America


RANKING BY VALUE IN 2018(€million): 5

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million):

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 7



For 2018, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 48,232 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €293 million to the US.

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 38,193 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €191 million to the US. 

For 2016, CSO estimates indicate that Ireland exported 33,831 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €172.4 million to United States.


PRODUCT: In recent years, the typical products exported to United States were as follows;

  • Acid Casein,
  • Blended Spreads,
  • Butter,
  • Butteroil,
  • Butteroil Blend,
  • Casein,
  • Caseinate,
  • Cheese,
  • Cheese Powder,
  • Chocolate Crumb,
  • Cream,
  • Cream Powder,
  • Dairy Confectionary,
  • Enzyme Modified Cheese,
  • Fat Filled Milk Powder,
  • Follow on Formula,
  • Food Flavourings,
  • Infant Formula,
  • Irish Creamery Butter,
  • Lactose,
  • Milk Powder,
  • Milk Protein Concentrate,
  • Milk Protein Hydrolysate,
  • Milk Protein Isolate,
  • Oligosaccharide,
  • Rennet Casein,
  • Skim Milk Preparation,
  • Skimmed Milk Powder,
  • UHT Liquid Milk,
  • Whey Powder,
  • Whey Protein Concentrate,
  • Whey Protein Hydrolysate,
  • Whey Protein Isolate,
  • Whole Milk Powder,
  • Yeast Extract,
  • Yoghurt Powder.

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: Trade in dairy products to United States from Ireland is on the basis of the following certificate types;

  • 92/46 Health and Veterinary Certificates,
  • Public and Animal Health and Veterinary statements from Milk Policy Division's Menu of Statements,
  • USA Certificates for Caseins, Caseinates and Mixtures Thereof,
  • USA Vitamin D3 Health Certificate.
  • Republic of Ireland agreed with United States.


KEY REQUIREMENTSFood Exports Dairy - Key Requirements (doc 37Kb) .