Author Topic: Doorstep Milk delivery  (Read 730 times)

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Re: Doorstep Milk delivery
« Reply #25 on: December 08, 2019, 01:09:28 pm »
Surely that defeats Mr Kellogg's stated purpose.

I don't like breakfast cereal on account that it's cardboard that we've somehow been cultured to eat.
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Re: Doorstep Milk delivery
« Reply #26 on: December 08, 2019, 01:17:49 pm »
The 1960s Tetrapack used to explode most gratifyingly when tossed from the third floor. I suppose you could call that a doorstep delivery.
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Re: Doorstep Milk delivery
« Reply #27 on: December 08, 2019, 01:18:02 pm »
Surely that defeats Mr Kellogg's stated purpose.

Not if you use skimmed...   :hand:
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Re: Doorstep Milk delivery
« Reply #28 on: December 08, 2019, 03:30:34 pm »
As a kid, our household would get 4-6 pints of full-cream milk every day for parents & 5 kids.

Mum never had breakfast cereals, though everyone else did. Quite a lot of milk was used in cooking, custard and hot drinks for the grown-ups.

Mum drank up to two pints per day when I was younger and she was pregnant or feeding.

We get through a pint at breakfast time and more for our hot drinks later in the day so use about 9 pints per week.

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Re: Doorstep Milk delivery
« Reply #29 on: December 08, 2019, 03:31:28 pm »
Plastic sachets and a 'jug-it' jug for them were a Thing around 2010.

Discontinued after I'd bought a few jugs...

Still de rigeur in (parts of) Canada, apparently.  Not the bits of Canada I've made tea in though.
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Re: Doorstep Milk delivery
« Reply #30 on: December 08, 2019, 05:03:42 pm »
Plastic sachets and a 'jug-it' jug for them were a Thing around 2010.

Discontinued after I'd bought a few jugs...
I remember those in Poland a few years earlier. Actually could have been as early as 2002. It wasn't around long, I think people found it went off quickly.
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Re: Doorstep Milk delivery
« Reply #31 on: December 08, 2019, 05:05:32 pm »
Surely that defeats Mr Kellogg's stated purpose.

Not if you use skimmed...   :hand:
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hellymedic

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Re: Doorstep Milk delivery
« Reply #32 on: December 08, 2019, 05:10:58 pm »
The 2-pint Jug-It Pouches were available from Sainsbury's for a couple of years and then discontinued. Milk was slightly cheaper than in plastic bottles.
The milkman also supplied these, but stopped.

Re: Doorstep Milk delivery
« Reply #33 on: December 08, 2019, 05:15:11 pm »
We get milk from McQueens dairies because milk and more don't deliver here. They don't have the range that milk and more have, and you have to be more organised than I to change your order, so I have it set at a minimum (2 pints on Mondays, 3 pints and a litre of apple juice on Thursdays) and top up with 4 pints in plastic most weeks. Milk and More required much less planning as they have an app and you can change the order up until 9 pm the night before.
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Re: Doorstep Milk delivery
« Reply #34 on: December 08, 2019, 05:24:30 pm »
I've just looked, and apparently Milk and More would deliver here, and do Lactofree at an appropriately steep markup.  Then I remembered it would just get nicked by BloodyStudents unless we installed some sort of high-security milk bunker.

Not that it really matters, the stuff has a long shelf life and 6 litres (reasonable maximum for fridge and pannier) will last barakta a couple of weeks.
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Re: Doorstep Milk delivery
« Reply #35 on: December 08, 2019, 06:53:07 pm »
I've having a pint a week off McQueens for the last couple of months. I only use it for making milk kefir. I've not noticed any taste change over the supermarket milk I used to buy but the Mk grains love it and have been growing well which they were very reluctant to do before.