FAQs

  • Question:

    Why is my NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk more dark and thick than I expected?

    As the product ages, it may begin to change color and thicken. Each can is labeled with a “Best Before” date. If your can is within its freshness date, it is safe to use and should not affect your recipe performance.

  • Question:

    How many cups are in one can of CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk?

    There are 1 ¼ cups of Sweetened Condensed Milk in a 14 oz. can.

  • Question:

    Is NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk supposed to be thick, sweet?

    NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk is whole milk from which 60% of the water has been removed and is sweetened with sugar. As a result, this product is very thick and very sweet.

  • Question:

    Is NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk pasteurized?

    NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk is pasteurized. Pasteurization is a process by which the milk is heated to a high temperature and then promptly cooled to destroy any harmful bacteria that may be present without affecting flavor and quality of the food.

  • Question:

    Can I use NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk if it is past its "Best Before" date?

    Each can is labeled with a "Best Before" date. Product within its recommended shelf life has the best quality, freshness and performance. We do not recommend using the product beyond its shelf life because it does not meet our high quality standards.