Is Almond Breeze® suitable for Vegans? Yes, Almond Breeze® is suitable for Vegans. Where do your almonds come from? The almonds are grown in orchards by Blue Diamond’s grower co-operative members in California, USA. Why don’t you use local almonds? The demand for local quality almonds has increased dramatically in South Africa over the past … Continued
Is Almond Breeze® suitable for Vegans?
Yes, Almond Breeze® is suitable for Vegans.
Where do your almonds come from?
The almonds are grown in orchards by Blue Diamond’s grower co-operative members in California, USA.
Why don’t you use local almonds?
The demand for local quality almonds has increased dramatically in South Africa over the past decade but supply cannot meet demand which means that currently the majority of almonds are imported. In addition, almonds sourced from the US and used in the Almond Breeze recipe need to be pasteurised via a process called ”blanching”. The blanching process is US FDA and USDA approved pasteurisation method which uses a very high temperature and requires the expertise of Blue Diamond with its 100 years’ plus experience in almond cultivation.
In what country is Almond Breeze® produced?
Almond Breeze® is produced in South Africa by Good Hope International Beverages (Pty) Ltd (GHIB) based in Milnerton, Cape Town. GHIB is known for producing high quality natural food and beverages and is HACCP, ISO 9001:2008 and FSSC 22000 certified.
Why do I need to shake the product?
Shaking Almond Breeze® before serving helps to maintain the product consistency. Shelf-life solids in Almond Breeze® such as calcium may settle to the bottom of the carton.
What are the different varieties of Almond Breeze available?
- 1 Litre Almond Breeze Almond Milk Sweetened Original
- 1 Litre Almond Breeze Almond Milk Unsweetened Original
- 1 Litre Almond Breeze Almond Milk Sweetened Vanilla
- 1 Litre Almond Breeze Almond Milk Unsweetened Vanilla
- 1 Litre Almond Breeze Almond Milk Sweetened Chocolate
- 1 Litre Almond Breeze Almond Milk Barista Blend
- 1 Litre Almond Breeze Almond and Oat Milk Unsweetened
What is the shelf life of the product?
12 Months from production date. Once opened, use within 5 days. Keep refrigerated.
Can I use Almond Breeze as an infant formula? No. Almond Breeze® is not designed for the replacement of breast milk or infant formula. Can it be given to Infants? Almond Breeze® is not a replacement of breast milk and/or infant formula and is not suitable as a main milk drink for children under three. … Continued
Does Almond Breeze® contain any animal products or by-products? No. Does Almond Breeze® contain MSG? No. Does Almond Breeze® contain GMO materials? No. Does Almond breeze contain any preservatives? No. Blue Diamond utilises UHT (Ultra High Temperature) processing and special packaging material to extend the shelf-life of the Almond Breeze® Almond milk range. Does Almond … Continued
Can Almond Breeze® be used for baking and in recipes? Almond Breeze® can be used in just about any recipe calling for traditional cow’s milk. It can be used in baking, soups and sauces, as well as heated up for hot drinks.
Are Almond Breeze® cartons recyclable? Yes. Is the carton microwavable? No. What is the carton made of? Almond Breeze® container boards are made from South Africa regulatory approved virgin materials with a multi-layer structure and an oxygen barrier designed for extended shelf life applications. The ambient carton is laminated with a layer of aluminium which … Continued
Are Almond Breeze® products pasteurised? Yes. Shelf-stable Almond Breeze® is produced via a UHT process. UHT or Ultra High Temperature eliminates all microorganisms to ensure the product is able to store at ambient temperature condition. This process is a closed process applying an Ultra High Temperature to achieve a commercially sterilised product and then packaged … Continued
How should I store Almond Breeze®? Unopened shelf-stable Almond Breeze® can be stored in your pantry unrefrigerated up until the “BEST BEFORE” date printed on top of the carton. After opening, keep Almond Breeze® in the middle of your refrigerator to prevent possible freezing. Avoid refrigerator door storage as it tends to have the biggest … Continued
How do I use it? Almond Breeze® Barista Blend is just like any other milk made for café use. It can be used to heat milk for all coffee types and even to make non-dairy cold beverages such as milkshakes and smoothies. What temperature do I heat Almond Breeze Barista Blend to if I am … Continued
How is Almond Breeze different to the rest of the almond milk category? Almond Breeze® has been successful for over a decade internationally and is the world’s market leader in almond milk. Global focus groups discovered that milk consumers switched to Almond Breeze as it combines delicious taste with a number of health benefits. It … Continued
Almond Breeze® has been very successful in the US and other markets, but why do you think the product will be popular in South Africa? Almond Breeze® caters to people looking for a delicious and nutritious alternative to cow’s milk. Consumers worldwide are increasingly looking for more choices and Almond Breeze is offering South Africans … Continued
What is gellan gum? Gellan gum is formed by linking many individual sugar units into larger particles. Nutritionally, gellan gum is considered a soluble fibre in both the US and EU. How is gellan gum made? It’s produced in sterile tanks under careful process control. Nutrients, including sugars, proteins and trace minerals are combined, … Continued
Is the vitamin D in your almond milk derived from plants or animals? (Some vitamin D comes from sheep/lanolin.) The vitamin D used in Almond Breeze is derived from plant origin. Do the Almond Breeze products share a production line with any non-vegan (honey/dairy milk/egg/meat/fish) products? Yes, Almond Breeze is produced on the same production … Continued