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Why is milk stored in rectangular cartons and soft drinks in round cans?

Why is milk stored in rectangular cartons and soft drinks in round cans?

Do you know, or have you ever wanted to know, why milk containers are square and soft drink containers are round? The answer is simple: Milk needs to be refrigerated. Rectangular containers occupy less shelf space, and less shelf space is more valuable when that shelf space has to be cooled.