Can I get regular whole milk using PET Evaporated Milk? How do I reconstitute PET Evaporated Milk?

Yes, you can get regular whole milk from adding water to evaporated milk. Use one can of evaporated milk with the same amount of water to get milk that is the same nutritional value as whole milk. Note that it may look a little darker than whole milk because of the evaporated milk process.

For how long can I keep PET milk on my pantry shelf?

For unopened cans of our Evaporated Milk we always recommend referencing the Best If Used By date printed on the bottom of the can for the freshest product and best performance.

How long can I keep PET Milk after opening the can?

After opening, you can keep either evaporated or skimmed PET Milk for 2 - 3 days when stored in the refrigerator. For best flavor and quality, we suggest placing unused portions in an airtight container when storing in the refrigerator.

How old is my can of PET Milk?

We place a Best If Used By date on the bottom of every can. If you cannot find a date, the product is old and should be discarded.

Can I use PET Milk as a baby formula?

Unfortunately, we do not recommend using our Pet Evaporated milk as baby formula. With scientific advancements, baby formula has evolved with the proper nutritional values infants need for their digestion and growth which evaporated milk does not have. Since the passage of the Infant Formula Act in 1985, formula safety is tightly regulated by the FDA. We ask that you consult your pediatrician for any recommendations or further questions.

What are the differences between PET Evaporated Milk and PET Fat Free Evaporated Milk?

  • PET Evaporated Milk is a homogenized concentrate made from fresh, whole cow’s milk with approximately half of the natural water removed, then fortified with Vitamin D. It consists of about 6.5% milk fat.
  • PET Fat Free Evaporated Milk is a homogenized concentrate made from fresh whole milk with approximately half the water and 99.5% of the butterfat removed, then fortified with Vitamins A and D.

Is PET Milk pasteurized?

Yes, PET Milk is pasteurized.

How many cups does a can of PET Milk yield?

Evaporated milk is measured in fluid ounces. A 12 oz. can = about 1 & 1/2 cups

Can I use evaporated milk as a substitute for cream or half and half products?

Evaporated milk is a convenient substitute for milk. For equal richness and creaminess to milk, for each cup of milk, use ½ cup evaporated milk and ½ cup water. For more richness and creaminess to recipes, use equal amount of evaporated milk to milk called for in the recipe.

Can I substitute evaporated milk for heavy cream and heavy whipping cream?

Evaporated milk works well for cream sauces, but when whipped it may not have the same stiffness or texture as heavy cream.

Where can I buy PET Milk?

If you have difficulty locating your favorite variety of PET Milk, find out where to buy the product here.
If you would like to see the product available at a particular grocer in your area, we encourage you to speak with your local store managers and request this item be given shelf space. Additionally, some of our products are available through the Eagle Family Foods Group LLC.

Do PET Milk products contain gluten?

PET Regular Evaporated Milk does not contain ingredients derived from gluten nor does it have the opportunity for cross-contamination within our facility.

PET Fat Free Evaporated Milk is produced in a facility where gluten is processed and does have the opportunity for cross-contamination.

Can I feed PET Milk to animals?

We would recommend that you consult with your veterinarian.

How can I find PET coupons?

We may partner with local retailers and grocery stores to provide coupons either in-store, through their advertising circulars, or on their websites.