Chocolate Milk Facts

National Chocolate Milk Day

Chocolate milk is a beloved drink among young and old alike, but did you know some of these fun facts about the sweet treat?

1. According to historians, chocolate milk was invented by Jamaicans in 1494! Irish physician, Sir Hans Sloane, actually brought the cocoa and milk recipe back to Europe and sold it as medicine.

2. Chocolate milk is a great post workout recovery drink, thanks to the perfect ratio of carbs to protein.

3. People think chocolate milk comes from brown cows? According to a study 7% of Americans think this is true.

4. Chocolate milk tastes best when served between 35 and 40 degrees. Always store your milk in the back of the fridge where the temperature is the coldest.

Enjoy a glass of the good stuff today, in honor of National Chocolate Milk Day!

 

 

 

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