FAO reports uses of world cereal (grain) production

January 31, 2015

JUNE 2013
Total utilization 2012-13
All cereal: 2,333.2 million tonnes (2.3 million tons)
FOOD: 1,082.7 million tones (1.08 million tons)
FEED: 795.5 million tonnes (.80 million tons)
OTHER: 455.0 million tonnes (.46 million tons)

 

FOOD VS NONFOOD
NONFOOD = 1,250.5 (1.3 million tons)
FOOD = 1,082.7 (1.08 million tons)
DIFFERENCE = 167.8  (15 %)
FORECAST INCREASES
2013/14
FOOD = 1.4 %
NONFOOD = 4.1 % AVERAGE INCREASE OF FEED AND OTHER USES
FEED ALONE = 4.7 %
OTHER USES = 3.5 %
[FML: So FEED projected growth rate is more than three times (3.35) the projected growth of FOOD utilization ]
 

"Food Outlook and Market Analysis," (Rome: FAO, June 2013) p.1; http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/al999e/al999e.pdf
[verified 4/15/14]

 

 

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