Why do Americans Sell Soda by the Liter but Milk by the Gallon?

Why do Americans Sell Soda by the Liter but Milk by the Gallon?

AdvertisementAdvertisementIn the early 1970s, Coca-Cola was selling roughly 10 times as much of its product as Pepsi. And Pepsi would sell greater volumes of its soda, which meant increased revenue. Milk has traditionally been sold in the U.S. in pints, quarts and gallons, a custom that seems destined to stay. There are many products measured in metric only (or primarily) besides soda in the U.S. But since lots of American products are sold overseas, you'll usually see both types of measurements on the packaging.

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