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About how many gallons of frozen dairy products are produced yearly in the U.S.?
A. 1.6 billion
B. 25 billion
C. 4.2 billion
D. 586 million
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Food Quiz answer
- A. 1.6 billion (According to the International Dairy Foods Association, due to ongoing technological advances, today's total frozen dairy annual production in the United States is more than 1.6 billion gallons.)
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