Move Over Nut Milks: Pea Milk is the New Dairy Alternative in Town

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Why Pea Milk is the Hot New Dairy Alternative in Town

For those who are lactose intolerant — or just plain don’t like the taste of cow’s milk — almond, cashew and soy milks have been the go to alternatives for dairy-free deliciousness. But nut milks may soon be taking a back seat because there’s a new player in the milk-alternative game — and it goes by the name, pea milk.

Plant-based and dairy-free alternatives have been all the rage over the last few years, and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. In fact, plant-based milk is set to reach 16.3 billion in 2018, according the New York Times, which also reports that Americans drink 37 percent less milk today than they did forty years ago.

Now, a new milk-alternative brand, Ripple, has turned a sustainable crop into an eco-friendly milk, that’s more nutritious than other milks — and just as tasty. But is this new plant-based milk really all it’s cracked to be? Here’s the lowdown on the latest craze in alternative milks.

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