Plant-based drinks in the school milk programme

By: Trademagazin Date: 2022. 08. 28. 07:53

A petition by ProVeg International already had nearly 70,000 signatures in August, urging decision-makers to include plant-based milk alternatives in the European school milk programme. ProVeg vice president Jasmijn de Boo explained that plant-based drinks with added calcium represent a sustainable and healthy choice. They are also in accordance with the EU’s Farm to Fork strategy. Globally 68% of consumers are lactose-sensitive, so plant-based milk substitutes would provide them with nutritious milk-like drinks. Plus the carbon footprint of these products is 63-78% smaller than milk’s.


This article is available for reading on p 130 of Trade magazin 2022.08-09. 

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