Milk, canned, evaporated, without added vitamin A and vitamin D

Fun Facts

  1. An unsweetened, canned milk, evaporated milk is fresh homogenized milk with 60% of its water removed by evaporation. It contains 7.9% milk fat.
  2. It takes about 2.1 pounds of whole milk to make 1 pound of evaporated milk.
  3. (Evaporated Milk contains no sugar – Condensed Milk (Sweetened Condensed Milk) has added sugar)
  4. The product takes up half the space of its nutritional equivalent in fresh milk. When the liquid product is mixed with a proportionate amount of water, evaporated milk becomes the rough equivalent of fresh milk.
  5. This makes evaporated milk attractive for shipping purposes as it can have a shelf life of months or even years, depending upon the fat and sugar content.
  6. Evaporated milk is fresh, homogenized milk from which 60 percent of the water has been removed. After the water has been removed, the product is chilled, stabilized, packaged and sterilized.

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