Milk is one of our essential staple foods and a critical part of a well-balanced diet. It’s been around for many years and that doesn’t look to change anytime soon.
So just how much does a gallon of milk weigh?
A gallon of whole white milk weighs approximately 8.6 pounds (3.9 kg). The plastic milk container that milk comes in, weighs right around 2 ounces (56 grams)
How Much Does A Half Gallon Of Milk Weigh?
A half-gallon of whole white milk weighs about 4.3 pounds (1.95 kg).
How Much Does A Gallon Of Skim Milk Weigh?
A gallon of skim milk weighs about 8.5 pounds (3.85 kg).
How Much Does A Gallon Of 2% Milk Weigh?
One gallon of 2% milk weighs approximately 8.4 pounds (3.81 kg).
How Much Does A Gallon Of Chocolate Milk Weigh?
Like whole milk, chocolate milk weighs about 8.6 pounds (3.9 kg). That’s only for a few minutes around our house. The kids don’t let it sit in the refrigerator for long!
~ Fun Fact ~
According to Statista, milk was the 5th most popular beverage in the U.S. for 2017. Bottled water, soda, coffee and beer head the list.