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April 1993

Industry productivity in natural and processed cheese

Daniel J. Curtin

Sustained demand, technological improvements in manufacturing, the use of computers, and a better use of marketing contributed to a rise in productivity over the 1972-90 period. This article examines productivity trends in the natural and processed cheese industry.

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