New Milk Jug

While your average gallon-sized milk jug hasn’t changed much in decades, it’s about to undergo a significant change destined to cut fuel, labor, and carbon costs all at the same time.

Turns out these new, alien-type jugs are cheaper to ship, better for the environment, cost less, and even provide fresher milk to the store; with some milk going from the cow’s udder to supermarket shelf within hours.

But that doesn’t mean everyone loves them.

Because the jugs adopted by Wal-Mart and Costco have no real spout, and their unorthodox shape means consumers are confronted with a messy conundrum when it comes time to pour a simple glass of milk.

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