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    Post his coffee whitener was cocaine.

    From Daily Express | UK News | Drug police made me eat my milk powder says MP | Drug police made me eat my milk powder says MP

    In the sentence below, what does "coffee whitener" mean?

    MP Michael Fabricant yesterday told how he was threatened by armed Colombian soldiers who thought that his coffee whitener was cocaine.


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    Re: his coffee whitener was cocaine.

    It is substitutes for milk in coffee. See here: Coffee Whitener from GEA Niro

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    Post Re: his coffee whitener was cocaine.

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    It is substitutes for milk in coffee. See here: Coffee Whitener from GEA Niro

    Is coffee whitener = milk powder?


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    Re: his coffee whitener was cocaine.

    Generally no. It is a mixture of glucose, emulsified fat and other substances. There are milk powders that can be used in coffee, but they are not technically "coffee whiteners".

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