10 things you may not know about milk!

1. Dairy cows provide over 90% of the entire planet’s milk supply.

2. Milk was delivered entirely in glass bottles until plastic containers were invented in 1964

3. In some parts of the United States, milk is more expensive than gasoline.

4. The first milk cartons were distributed in the San Francisco area as early as 1906

5. Milk actually weighs more than cream.

6. Around 5 billion litres of milk are sold in Britain each year.

7. Milk pasteurization, which began in the late 1800s, is partly responsible for curbing the tuberculosis epidemic of that time.

8. A single cow yields about 90 glasses of milk per day and about 200,000 glasses of milk per lifetime.

9. It takes 10 pounds of milk to make a pound of cheese.

10. Camel’s milk doesn’t curdle.

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