Some Israelis are resorting to importing butter

JTA
Israel is experiencing a butter shortage that won’t end anytime soon
by Sam Sokol
January 8, 2020

The land of milk and honey has been short of one of the most commonly used dairy products: butter. Since early 2019, butter has become such a scarce commodity that Israelis have taken to sharing rare sightings of it on social media. Some, like Rahel Jaskow, have even begun making their own at home. “I wanted fresh butter and buttermilk without having to worry about the shortage,” Jaskow told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. “I bought 32% whipping cream and churned butter from it using several methods. Finally I bought a Kilner butter churn since I believe in using the right tool for the job. It’s working out very well.”  READ MORE

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