Dairy Council Northern Ireland

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FAQs

My child doesn’t like to drink milk, what should I do?

If your child doesn’t like to drink milk, this does not mean it is impossible to incorporate milk into his/her diet. There are lots of foods to which milk can be added, which means your child will not miss out on the important nutrients it provides. Why not try some of the following ideas?

Add milk to:

  • Mashed potato
  • Soup
  • Sauce (for example white sauce)
  • Custard
  • Milk Pudding
  • Make a healthy, fruit smoothie with lots of milk

Check out our recipes on the ‘Consumer’ section of our website to find some great recipes which contain milk. You could also offer your child a selection of other dairy products such as cheese and yogurt.

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From the farm to the fridge, the Dairy Council for Northern Ireland acts on behalf of the dairy industry, advertising and promoting the natural goodness and quality of Northern Ireland milk and dairy products.

Our primary function is to communicate factual information to allow individuals to make well informed choices about dairy products that they consume and to inform them of the benefits of including dairy products in a balanced diet. We use a wide range of media, which includes television, radio, press, magazine, posters and the internet. Our Advertising is complemented by public relations and promotional activities designed to communicate with specific groups.

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