School milk campaign

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School milk is part of everyones’ primary memories and some can remember when it even came in miniature bottles.

Some hated it, but many say that is when they developed a taste for cold milk. It was rarely full cream, even 50 years ago, as the ‘top of the bottle’ was sold as a separate product.

Before the days of cartons and plastic containers the glass bottles had different coloured foil tops. Silver top was pasteurised milk without the cream but was definitely not homogenised.

If Gigha farmers Don Dennis and Emma Rennie can overturn government objections to whole milk, including the cream, they will give pupils a taste of luxury.

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