Milk consumption in the nation"s schools
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, Marketing Research Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Milk consumption,
  • Food,
  • School milk programs,
  • School children

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Edition Notes

Statement[by Kenneth E. Anderson]
SeriesMarketing research report -- no. 284
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25475258M

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promote milk consumption in schools. Evidence from Denmark shows that milk consumption in a school increases by 40 percent when a school milk scheme is introduced. Similarly, in Ontario, Canada, fewer than of the province’s 4 primary schools sold milk in , when Dairy Farmers of Ontario started a school milk promotion programme.   The milk of other animals is spelled out, e. g., sheep milk or goat milk, when supplied commercially. In Germany, the yield of milk per cow in kg/year has increased steadily as a result of. Importance of milk consumption in the diet of secondary school students: The results in Table 1 revealed that all the respondents (%) were aware that consumption of milk aids growth and development and majority (%) also indicated that milk is used in the feeding of babies, expectant and nursing mothers, old people and adolescents. The objective of the study was to measure milk consumption (plain milk and flavoured milk) by children in an elementary school environment and investigate factors contributing to milk choice. A mixed-method research design was applied across 6 schools for 12 weeks. Milk waste was measured in grades 1–8 for 12 weeks.

Liquid milk consumption in India has considerably increased over last two decades from to , the per capita consumption of liquid milk increased by percent in rural areas and Consumption of dairy products 27 Trade in dairy products 28 4. THE WESTERN BALKAN COUNTRIES (WBDs) AND THE EARLY TRANSITION COUNTRIES (ETCs) 31 Milk production and processing in the WBCs 31 Milk production and processing in the ETCs 34 Consumption and trade in the WBCs 40 Consumption and trade in the ETCs However, the consumption of milk has grown more slowly than that of other livestock products; meat consumption has more than tripled and egg consumption has increased fivefold. Per capita milk consumption range, second FAO data, from 30 to kg/person/year making an important vector in terms of consumers exposure to contaminants (FAO, ). Rank Change in rank - Country Milk consumption (kg/capita/yr) Milk consumption (kg/capita/yr) 1 Finland 2 4 Montenegro

  U.S. milk consumption has been falling for decades. In , milk consumption represented a 15% share of all eating occasions, according to the NPD Group. By , milk . Milk production of cows fed forage is improved by increasing the quantity of amino acids absorbed from the small intestine (Table ).The mean increase in milk production is kg/day, equivalent to a 10% improvement. The response is similar for fresh grass and silage, for different concentrations of CP in the diet, and is independent of the level of milk production. The role of milk in nature is to nourish and provide immunological protection for the mammalian young. Milk and honey are the only articles of diet whose sole function in nature is food. It is not surprising, therefore, that the nutritional value of milk is high. Table 3. Composition of Milk from Different Mammalian Species (per g fresh milk). School Milk in Britain, – - Volume 19 Issue 4. It seems to be generally accepted that school meals played a small but important role in the creation of conceptual and practical space for the first green shoots of the modern welfare state, and that their provision, no matter how modest at the outset, therefore represented a major departure in the history of social policy.