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Two percent milk makes up the largest share of fluid milk availability

Two percent milk makes up the largest share of fluid milk availability
U.S. fluid milk availability stood at 19.1 gallons per person in 2013, the lowest recorded since 1909. Plain (unflavored) 2% milk accounted for 35 percent of fluid milk availability—6.7 gallons per person. Plain whole milk availability was 5.2 gallons per person—an 86-percent drop from its high of 38 gallons in 1945. Plain 1% and skim milks each accounted for 14 percent of fluid milk availability.

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Last updated: Friday, September 18, 2015

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