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Dairy fun facts

Created: 6/03/20 (Wed) | Topic: Education

Undeniably fun dairy facts to impress your friends!

Long before she was the United Kingdom's Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher's work in chemistry helped perfect soft-serve ice cream.

On average, Americans consume about two servings of dairy a day. Adding just one more serving would help fill the average American's nutrient gap.

Your local grocery store has milk on its shelves within 48 hours of leaving the farm!

Researchers have found that many cows tend to produce more milk when classical music is played.

At any given time, 87% of Americans have ice cream in their freezer.

Dairy cows contribute to a sustainable food system. For example, cow manure can serve as fertilizer, or can be converted into electricity. In addition, cows can eat and use food that people can't.

For more fun facts, visit On Your Table.

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