6/19/2014

June is Dairy Month!

Did You Know? Fun Facts About Dairy!

- 1 gallon of milk = approximately 345 udder squirts!

- 1 pound of cheese = 10 pounds of milk!

- 1 pound of butter = 21.1 pounds of milk!

- Americans eat an average of 29 pounds of cheese every year!

- The EU-27 and the US account for 81% of the world's cheese production.

- India is the #1 producer of butter in the world.

- Light whipping cream contains 30% to 36% butterfat.

- Heavy whipped cream contains 36% or more fat.

- Peanuts can be made into imitation milk, cheese and ice cream.

- Wheat and cow milk are the top commodities produced in the United Kingdom.

- Got milk? Saudi Arabia produces over 65,000 metric tons of cow milk, camel milk, goat milk and sheep milk.

- Cow milk is the #1 commodity produced in Italy.

- Belgium is the second largest exporter of cow milk in the world.

- Milk from sheep have higher levels of fat, protein, riboflavin, calcium, zinc, niacin and thiamine than milk from goats and cows.

- Somalia is the largest producer of camel milk in the world.

- The U.S. is the largest producer of cow milk in the world.

**Source: WhereFoodComesFrom.com