Oatly Barista

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Milk- and Dairy Alternatives

For World Milk Day, We Highlight Oat Milk’s Meteoric Rise and Latest Innovations

June 1 marks World Milk Day, and while the occasion was originally launched by the UN to recognize dairy milk, plant-based milk is increasingly taking center stage as the world’s creamy beverage of choice. Out of the countless dairy-free milk varieties, arguably none has shot to fame as quickly or attracted more passionately loyal fans than humble oat milk. It’s notable to recall that, just over five years ago, few people had ever heard of oat milk, and the product was virtually non-existent in most coffee shops and smoothie bars.  But brands like Oatly broke open the lucrative market for this innovative beverage, which is beloved the world over for its creamy texture, low calorie count and gluten- and nut-free ingredients. According to Research and …


Variety of ice cream scoops in cones with chocolate, vanilla and strawberry

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Food & Beverage

Special Report: Phenomenal Growth in Vegan Ice-Cream

A report of the most important trends between 2018-2022 by Technavio observed that over the last decade, the number of people preferring vegan diets has increased by 300%, and identified the global vegan ice cream market as a key market trend which is expected to continue to its growth within this period. The vegan ice-cream market will reach $2.45 billion by 2027 according to a further report by OpenPR, which predicted that “Towards the end of 2027, the global consumption of plant-based ice-creams will reach 500 thousand tonnes”