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Mar 9, 2010 09:35 PM

Where to find Milk Powder?


Is this something sold at the common market or do you need to go to a specialty store?


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    1. I was thinking of getting some myself to make the Momofuku Crack Pie. Bob's Red Mill makes a milk powder. I don't know what area you live in, but in the Seattle area, most of the local grocery stores carry Bob's Red Mill products.

      1. Other wise called dry milk or powdered milk. I'd look near the baking section of your grocery, along with the cans of evaporated and condensed milk. Most likely it will be the non-fat version. Asian and Latin groceries also carry Nido (Nestle) whole fat dry milk (also under the Klim label).

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        1. re: paulj


          I don't think I've ever been in a reasonably-sized grocery store that did NOT carry powdered milk. Carnation is a common brand but Kroger, Meijer and Walmart all carry store brands as well.

        2. for quite a while Carnation, the largest manufacturer of powdered milk, stopped producing it. reading between the lines on their website some months ago, the new plant was WAY behind schedule, and they had to close the old plant. Once they get going again, powdered milk should be relatively common in most grocery stores. I can't find the section on the nestle/carnation website, maybe it is back in production now.

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          1. re: KaimukiMan

            many major chains carry brands besides Carnation - Bob's Red Mill and Organic Valley are pretty common.

          2. I found powdered milk in every grocery store within 10 miles during a marathon search for plain malted milk powder (eventually ordered online, if anyone else is looking). Some carried store brand, others had national brands.

            As someone else said, check the baking aisle. After that, either the (hot) drink section.