Wednesday, 09 March 2022 10:25

Cow-free milk?

Written by  Milking It

OPINION: A new kind of milk will soon hit US shelves but it isn't some plant-based product designed to resemble dairy milk.

Instead it is made from whey proteins produced by microflora engineered to spit out exactly the same proteins found in milk from a cow.

Manufacturer Betterland Foods say it is working on the cow-free milk with Perfect Day, a company formed in 2014 by two vegans looking to find a way to produce tastier animal-free 'milk' products.

The proof will be in the tasting, but this 'milk' is said to have the same "cooking, whipping, steaming, frothing and baking functionality" as regular milk, but with a smaller environmental impact.

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