Don't be fooled by the packets of almond milk on supermarket shelves.
An international movement of dairy farmers and organisations is demanding the term ‘milk’ should apply only to the product of the udder of a cow, sheep or goat, and not to an almond nut or soya bean.
The latest combatant in this war is Milkadamia, squeezed from macadamias and processed by US retailer Walmart.
Farmers say they want to see NZ rework its labelling to ban the use of the term ‘milk’ for these nutty products. And pressure is growing in the US and the European Union to make sure package contents are true to the label.