U.S. milk sales reach lowest level in decades
The Golden Guernsey Dairy plant in Waukesha WI. 1% low fat milk is bottled and moves down the production line. Image by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Blame it on bottled water or changing tastes, but sales of milk as a beverage have fallen to the lowest level in nearly 30 years - with more than half of U.S. adults no longer consuming the dairy industry's most iconic product.