Nation’s Top Milk Processor Dean Food Company Files Bankruptcy

by Kayla Sargent

Milk consumption in the United States has been on a steady decline since 1975, according to USDA ERS data.  Per capita, America was consuming about 247 pounds of milk a year in 1975 and today, only 146 pounds — or the equivalent of approximately 17 gallons.  In the meantime, dairy consumption as a whole, including butter, cheese, condensed

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