World Plant Milk Day
Bet you didn’t know that that delicious plant based milk drink you’re enjoying has it’s own special day and that today is indeed that day. To celebrate this we have collected some little known facts about almond milk, the most popular variety of plant based milks.
- Almond milk is religious
In the Middle Ages, almond milk was known in both the Islamic world and Christendom as a nut, considered suitable for consumption during Lent.
- Almond milk is protected by the government
Within the Italian regions of Sicily, Apulia, Calabria, and Campania, almond milk is a protected traditional agricultural product.
- Almond milk is not for infants
Despite its many health advantages, almond milk does not have as high a protein content as breast milk, cow’s milk, or hydrolyzed formulas, and therefore is not a suitable replacement for children under two years of age.
- Almond milk likes the Golden State
The majority of American almonds are grown in the state of California.