When Started ?

In 2001, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) selected June 1st as World Milk Day

Theme 2018 ?

Theme of the World Milk Day 2018 is: “Drink Move Be Strong”.

Why 1st June ?

It was selected on 1st of June as the national milk day was already being celebrated by many countries during this time.

Why hold a World Milk Day?

Celebrates the important contributions of the dairy sector to sustainability, economic development, livelihoods and nutrition.

The Day provides an opportunity to focus attention on milk and to publicise activities connected with milk and the milk industry, shows that milk is a global food.

Importance of Milk ?

Milk is great source of all the healthy nutrients required by the body (calcium, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, iodine, iron, potassium, folates, vitamin A, vitamin D, riboflavin, vitamin B12, protein, healthy fat and etc.

It is very energetic diet provides instant energy to the body as it contains high quality proteins including both essential and non-essential amino acids and fatty acids.

 

 

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