Previous snapshots have explored, for instance, the magnitude of military fuel purchases to carry out Dept. of Defense operations in particular parts of the globe. Today the Monitor takes a look at… milk and dairy.
The following is a rundown of anticipated Defense Logistics Agency purchases of milk, other dairy items, and ice cream products for U.S. troops in Cuba and Honduras from July 31, 2011 through August 3, 2013.
Low-fat milk: 1,496 five-gallon containers.
Non-fat milk: 45,000 half-pint containers.
Low-fat chocolate milk: 358 five-gallon containers.
Sour cream: 16,040 pint containers.
Cottage cheese: 4,934 five-pound containers.
Low-fat yogurt (assorted flavors): 27,456 six- or eight-ounce containers.
Liquid chocolate ice-milk mixture for soft-serve machine: 1,056 half-gallon containers.
Liquid vanilla ice-milk mixture for soft-serve machine: 3,048 half-gallon containers.
Eggnog: 1,044 quart containers.