Dairy Company Explores Plant-based Yogurt

Dairy Company Explores Plant-based Yogurt

Lassi-maker Dahlicious launched almond milk-based yogurt to meet customer demands.


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Dairy company Dahlicious debuted an almond milk-based yogurt during the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, CA last month. The company’s most popular product is a dairy-based lassi—a traditional Indian beverage—and the company’s Vice President of Marketing Har Rai Singh Khalsa says the decision to move into the plant-based industry came after repeated customer demand for dairy-free options. The yogurt is made with a machine Dahlicious imported from Italy that finely grinds the almonds, which are then cultured into a high protein and fiber product. Khalsa says that this process is key to differentiating Dahlicious from its competitors, stating, “It has a much creamier texture and a much better taste.” Khalsa revealed that the company is also working on an organic almond milk-based kefir—or drinkable yogurt. An increasing number of dairy companies are venturing into the lucrative plant-based market, including yogurt giant Danone, which acquired WhiteWave (parent company to plant-based milk brands Silk and So Delicious) for $10.4 billion last year.

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