Quick question: Where does chocolate milk come from?
If you answered “from brown cows,” you’re not alone.
You’re also wrong.
According to a survey by the Innovation Center of U.S. Dairy, 7 percent of adults in the United States believe this.
That means there are more than 16.4 million Americans who don’t realize they’re incorrect, according to math in a Washington Post article.
To those misinformed, making chocolate milk is simple. Just add chocolate, usually in syrup or powder form, to any style of milk (whole, 2 percent, almond – they all work) and you have a tasty beverage.
And just in time for National Dairy Month – June – the National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization is sending a message to those folks with a kindergarten-level lesson on dairy. “Among its main takeaways: milk – plain, unflavored, boring white milk – comes from cows, not the grocery case,” The Post reports.