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Milk- and Dairy Alternatives

6 of the Latest Product Launches in Dairy Alternatives That You Need to Know

The dairy alternatives market continues to drive the vegan market, with several new product launches aimed at catering to a variety of dietary needs and preferences. Market reports predict that the global plant-based milk market will reach $51.87 billion by 2032, fueled by the rising popularity of vegan diets, high lactose intolerance rates, and growing sustainability concerns linked to dairy production. Here are six of the most interesting, recent innovations in the sector. 1. NIÚKE’s plant-based quinoa milk NIÚKE recently introduced a new quinoa milk product (featured image) in the US. Marketed as the first quinoa-based plant milk in the United States, NIÚKE sources its quinoa from the Andes, ensuring a naturally cultivated product. Quinoa, technically a seed rather than a grain, provides higher protein …

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Products & Launches

Milkadamia to Debut More Sustainable Dairy-Free Milk Tea in 2023

Dairy-free brand milkadamia announces the debut of Milk Tea, a new ready-to-drink tea featuring macadamia milk and black tea, which will launch at major retailers in January 2023.  According to milkadamia, the global popularity of milk tea – typically rich black tea made with condensed or evaporated milk – is increasing exponentially among Millenial and Gen-Z consumers. Blending black tea with milkadamia’s “slightly decadent” macadamia nut milk, the new Milk Tea contains 100 calories per serving, and will be the first US brand offered in 32 oz. multi-serve cartons, versus less sustainable single-serve packaging. Each carton will retail for an MRP of $6.99.  Healthy benefits Native to Australia, macadamia nuts offer a host of nutritional benefits, including Vitamin E, antioxidant compounds, healthy fats and soluble …

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Society

InnovoPro and Milkadamia Debut Chickpea-Based Ice Cream at United Nations

InnovoPro, a producer of chickpea protein solutions, and plant-based brand Milkdamia have partnered to create dairy-free ice cream made with InnovoPro’s CP-Pro 70® protein. The two companies were invited to showcase the ice cream at the United Nations event for foreign Ambassadors on May 12th, in association with Israel’s Permanent Mission to the UN and The Good Food Institute. The new plant-based ice cream blends InnovoPro’s breakthrough protein technology and Milkadamia’s rich macadamia nut ice cream to create a flavorful profile with a natural texture. Thanks to the unique functionality of chickpea protein, the ice cream is able to offer a cleaner label than most comparable desserts, with no soy, gluten or GMOs. Milkadamia is also planning to launch a new line of soft-serve ice …

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Company News

Milkadamia and Beverage World Partner to Expand Macadamia-Based Milk in Canada

Dairy-free brand milkadamia announces a major partnership with beverage distributor Beverge World Inc. to bring its full range of macadamia-based products to Canada. Through the agreement, milkadamia’s line will launch at Canadian retailers nationwide starting in late May.  The product rollout will begin with milkadamia’s milk range before expanding to offer its macadamia-derived creams, butters, oil and spray. The first SKU’s under the deal will include:  Unsweetened Milk Unsweetened Vanilla Milk Lightly Sweetened Milk Barista Blend Unsweetened Barista Blend (Available in 32 oz.) Meeting the demand Previously only available in select Canadian stores, milkadamia says the Beverage World deal will significantly increase the brand’s retail presence throughout the country.   “We have had our milkadamia products featured in Costco and Loblaw’s and in a few of …

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Society

Vegan Business Solidarity: Ten Plant-Based Leaders Reveal Their Favourite Vegan Companies

In these uncertain times when many businesses are suffering hardship or even facing closure, we at vegconomist reached out to plantbased leaders across the globe and asked them to nominate their most-loved vegan business, which they feel is deserving of love and support from the vegan community right now.

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Jim Richards courtesy of Milkadamia

Guest Posts

Milkadamia’s Jim Richards: “What we are Witnessing is Not Solely a Food Movement”

In the last of our end-of-year guest posts, plant milk brand Milkadamia’s founder and CEO Jim Richards talks about his year in food. Richards is a specialist in regenerative farming, and his macadamia milk and butter products have seen huge success over 2019 and been rolled out into new markets amid a phenomenal year for dairy alternatives.

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Food & Beverage

Trending Brand Milkadamia Launches Macadamia Nut Butter in Whole Foods

milkadamia, a global innovator in the production of macadamia nut oil products, has launched milkadamia Buttery Spread, a first-of-its-kind spread which is palm free and 100% plant-based, created with macadamia nut oil. The salted spread rolls out across 500 Whole Foods stores in the US this month and will later expand to further retail and food service in early 2020.

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Society

Starting From the Ground Up: Is Regenerative Farming the Next Consumer Choice?

So much of what we hear about eco-anxiety revolves around lowering our carbon footprint, the conservation of our precious natural resources in the air and in the water, or the need to figure out what we do with the billions of tons of recycling that China will now no longer accept from us.

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