An appreciation of milk in infographics
Words: LAURA ROWE Illustrations: VICKI TURNER
MORE THAN SIX BILLION of us around the world enjoy milk, whether in its purest form – drunk by the glass or softening our cereal – or transformed into cream, butter, cheese or yoghurt. Dairy is big business.
The majority of the milk we drink is derived from cattle but other animals can be successfully milked, too – from the more familiar sheep and goat to (perhaps surprisingly) horses and even camels. And while the nutritional content of each varies, fresh milk is undeniably a worthwhile addition to our diet. Cow’s milk, in particular, is a great source of protein, calcium and a whole host of vitamins.