Originally published: EcoWatch
By: Maximillano Rizzi
By: Maximillian Heath
Why Milk Alternatives from Soy, Almond, Flax and Hemp Are Increasingly Common on Supermarket Shelves
A walk down the refrigerator aisle today looks a lot different than it would have 50 years ago. Sure, cow’s milk still takes up a significant amount of real estate, but side-by-side with it are a variety of newer beverages, including the ubiquitous soy and the ever-more-popular almond milk. And the non-dairy choices don’t stop there: shelf-stable, carton-packed drinks such as rice, hemp, flax, oat and even quinoa milk can be found nearby.