Plant power: Could hybrid dairy offer the best of both worlds?

By Teodora Lyubomirova

A study that compared the nutritional properties of dairy and plant-based yogurts sold in the US has found that almond- and oat-based alternatives were ‘similar or better’ than dairy yogurts - but there's room for innovation in bridging the nutritional...

Starting September 6, almondmilk will be available in 4,600+ Starbucks stores as a non-dairy alternative, in addition to soymilk and coconutmilk

Beyond snacks: 'Plant-based' trend takes almonds in new directions

By Elaine Watson

While they are pretty small fry right now in volume terms, emerging application areas for almonds from cultured nut artisanal yogurts, cheeses and desserts, and center-plate savory products to nut-butter-filled bars and ‘Paleo’ pancake mixes, could be...

Almond's safety halo can be shared by all nuts

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Almond's safety halo can be shared by all nuts

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The almond industry has been spared the recalls experienced by other nuts, and Tim Birmingham from the Almond Board of California tells FoodNavigator-USA about the measures the almond industry has taken to deal with food safety issues.


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