This Is How Everyday Products Are Actually Made

On a regular day, we use numerous products. From the mug we use to drink our morning coffee to the lamp we turn off before going to sleep, our lives are full of items that were designed and manufactured long before reaching our homes. If you have ever wondered how some of these common products are really made and what it takes to create them, we’ve got you covered.

10 lbs of milk are necessary to make 1 pound of cheese.

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According to Nancy C. Flores, an extension food technology specialist, making homemade cheese is a very dynamic process. In her article for the New Mexico State University, she explains that about 1.25 gallons of milk are required to make just one pound of cheese.