Hands down, plastic jugs are the containers of choice for refrigerated milk, a $10 billion category. Plastic containers of milk were responsible for 84% of the category's dollar sales -- -$8.528 billion -- while milk in paper cartons generated nearly 16%, or $1.621 billion, in the food, drug and mass channels, according to ACNielsen data for the 52 weeks ending July 16. Sales of milk in glass bottles amounted to a drop in the bucket -- less than $14 million over the same period. Yet of the ...

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