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The scoop: All plant milk is more sustainable than dairy milk. But that doesn't mean all plant milks are sustainable.
- Pea milk: protein-rich, noninvasive crop, good taste.
- Hemp/flax seed milk: nutritious and low emission-based.
- Hazelnut milk: tastes great in a cup of coffee, pollinates naturally, grows on trees.
Bottom line: Every company has a different process, but we can draw conclusions about the sustainability of certain crops. As consumer interest in plant milk keeps growing, it's important to distinguish good labels from bad labels.
The best best thing you can do is make your own plant milk at home. Just take your favorite organic, fair-trade nut or seed and mix it with water in a blender. Details in the article!
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