EVAPORATed MILK is raw milk, which has been removed approximately 60% of its water. It is concentrated, contains no additional sugar.

It is poorly known as evaporated milk because it is actually semi-evaporated or partially evaporated.

In the market is achieved in several presentations:

-Canned and Tetra-pack.

-There is also whole, low in fat and lactose (lactose, milk sugar).


When you go to buy the product in the supermarket, you should consider:

  • Observe the expiration date of the product or its expiration, which is not covered, altered, or retreaded. Choose the product with date as far as possible to its fulfillment.
  • Check packaging, which is in optimal condition, not immersed, damaged or Beaten. Neither with broken or discarded labels.
  • That the gasket is not inflated (blown), because this indicates that the product is already decomposing.


This product is used in home baking. Ice cream, desserts, mousse among others.


Evaporated milk can be stored for large periods of time because it only has 40% of the initial water of raw milk. It can go from weeks to months depending on its content and fat, the addition and depending on the specifications of the package and its expiration date or expiration.

After opening, it must be refrigerated well covered.

Refrigerated after open, 10 days approx.

Never leave canned cans open in the fridge

Storage: Refrigerate.

Duration: Weeks-months.


-the time that is in the expiration date or expiration of the product is approximate, because there are times that the date has not expired, and it may happen that the container was blew because the product was damaged and it must be disposed.

Other times the date is already expired, but the product is still in good condition for a while and can be leveraged.

This is solved by smelling and/or testing the product, to check its state of freshness.

Nutrients and properties: (see NUTRIENTS in A B C of DAIRY).

Note: Always serve with clean, dry utensils.

It must be remembered that the useful life of the product depends on the freshness at the time of its purchase and its subsequent storage and conservation.

Periodically check the status of the product to be able to consume it in time.