Kiwis are Nuts for Almond Milk

 In Australia, NewZealand
Whether it is driven by lactose intolerance, allergies, veganism, the paleo diet, or just general health and wellbeing, it appears New Zealanders are exploring emerging alternatives to traditional white milk. No longer confined to the shelves of health food outlets and specialty stores, ‘new age’ options such as almond, rice and oat milk are now commonplace in supermarkets across New Zealand.

In fact, Nielsen retail scanning data shows we are particularly nuts about almond milk: dollar and volume sales have more than doubled over the past two years to January 2017, making it a $14.4 million market, nationally.

Fresh white dairy milk, on the other hand, recorded modest volume growth (3.2{845d44a2f09c0018d802e19e78941a85dc2180e4ed7410cee0b34e8cb134ecea}) and dollar sales remained completely flat in the last 12 months. Classic dairy substitute, soy milk, followed a similar trend with a 6.6{845d44a2f09c0018d802e19e78941a85dc2180e4ed7410cee0b34e8cb134ecea} rise in volume in the last year. Nielsen – Read more…

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