New plant milk boasts 8 grams of protein in each serving
May 18, 2020
Califia Farms, Los Angeles, celebrated National Oat Milk Day (May 16) with the launch of Protein Oat, an enhanced line of plant milks made from pea, oat and sunflower proteins that deliver a blend of nine essential amino acids.
Known for its innovative plant-based beverages in distinctive curvy bottles, Los Angeles-based Califia Farms announced its latest plant-based innovation: shelf-stable Nitro Draft Lattes with Oatmilk in a can. The energy-boosting beverage joins the brand’s line of non-dairy Cold Brew Coffees with Almondmilk and Coconut Cream.
Los Angeles-based Califia Farms announced the launch of Übermilk, a line of oat milk beverages. Available this spring in three varieties — Unsweetened, Unsweetened Vanilla and Chocolate — Übermilks have 8 grams of plant-based protein in each serving including all eight essential amino acids and fatty acids from plant oils for omega-3, -6 and -9, as well as calcium, iron, vitamin D, potassium, and vitamin E, the company says.
When Greg Steltenpohl founded Los Angeles-based Califia Farms LLC in 2010, producing nitrogen-infused and cold-brew coffees was not yet on his radar. Best known for its premium plant-based almond milks that are packaged in iconic hourglass-shaped carafes, Califia Farms’ portfolio has grown to include more than 60 SKUs, including a variety of almond milks, coffee creamers as well as a line of specialty citrus juices. Yet, its ready-to-drink (RTD) cold-brew coffees and coffee concentrates have provided extensive reach into the coffee category.
From tasting freshly squeezed Florida orange juice as a young boy to driving past rows of almond trees in blossom en route to his Bakersfield, Calif.-based plant, Califia Farms’ Founder and Chief Executive Officer Greg Steltenpohl derives inspiration from smelling and tasting new innovations, while listening to and leading a team of passionate employees.
In the July 2020 issue of Beverage Industry, the magazine highlights how Calypso Lemonade is looking to follow up its 2019 success with more great releases. Also in this issue is the 2020 State of the Beverage Industry report, features on plant water beverages, clean label ingredients and THC usage in beverage formulations.