World Milk Day 2020: Know what’s special on this day and its history

World Milk Day 2020: Know what’s special on this day and its history

World Milk Day 2020: Know what's special on this day and its history

Hello friend, today is World Milk Day. World Milk Day is an international day founded by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations which acknowledges the importance of milk as a global food. The purpose of this day is to provide an opportunity to focus on activities related to the dairy sector. It has been celebrated on 1 June every year since 2001.

World Milk Day

The day was celebrated by the Indian Veterinary Research Institute by conducting various awareness campaigns on safe and clean milk production and consumption. A poster competition for children was organized on the occasion and a motivational lecture on the role of milk in the rural economy and human health was also given.

What is the history of world milk?

Let us tell you that World Milk Day was first designated by FAO in 2001. June 1 was chosen as the date. It is celebrated every year on 1 June. The number of countries participating in this festival is increasing year after year. The festival is nationalized by organizing animal-related activities at the national and international levels.


The day provides an opportunity to focus on milk and raise awareness about the part of dairy in supporting healthy foods, responsible food production and livelihoods, and communities. Many countries choose to do this on a single day, showing that milk is a global food.


Why is World Milk Day celebrated?

Every year on 1 June, World Milk Day is celebrated all over the world. The motive behind celebrating this is to promote awareness among the general public about all aspects of natural milk. So that people can get more information about milk. Its natural origins, its nutritional value throughout the world, including milk products.

What is the theme of World Milk Day 2020?

  • Let me tell you that the theme of World Milk Day this year is “The 20th Anniversary of world milk day”. Earlier, the theme of “Drink Milk: Today and Every Day” was laid on the World Milk Day of 2019.