Milk

Missouri State Beverage

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Milk

Milk; photo by zaveqna on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Milk

Milk was designated the official state beverage of Mississippi in 1984. There are hundreds of dairy farms in Mississippi located throughout the state.

Milk has been called a nearly perfect food - a source of protein, calcium, and several other important nutrients. Milk has been called a nearly perfect food - a source of protein, calcium, and several other important nutrients. Less than half of milk produced is consumed as a beverage (excess is used for butter, cheese, ice cream, milk powder and other processed products).

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Images

Strawberry and milk; photo by Stefan Lins on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution).

Strawberry and milk

Holstein calf photo by Ian Hayhurst on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution | share alike).

Holstein dairy cow calf

Milk, cheese, ice cream, yogurt; public domain photo from USDA Kids Corner: Facts about Dairy Products.

Milk, cheese, ice cream, yogurt

Milk with cinnamom and sunflower seeds; photo by Jacqueline on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution). 

Milk

Videos

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