General Information

Is Almond Breeze suitable for Vegans?

Yes, Almond Breeze is suitable for Vegans.

Where do your almonds come from?

The almonds are grown in orchards by Blue Diamond’s grower co-operative members in California, USA.

Why don’t you use local almonds?

Almonds sourced from the US and used in the Almond Breeze recipe need to be pasteurised via a process called ”blanching”. The blanching process is US FDA and USDA approved pasteurisation method which uses a very high temperature and requires the expertise of Blue Diamond with its 100 years’ plus experience in almond cultivation.

In what country is Almond Breeze produced?

Almond Breeze is produced in South Africa by Clover SA (Pty) Ltd for Good Hope International Beverages SA (Pty) Ltd (GHIB) based in Milnerton, Cape Town. GHIB is known for producing high quality natural food and beverages and is HACCP, ISO 9001:2008 and FSSC 22000 certified.

Why do I need to shake the product?

Shaking Almond Breeze before serving helps to maintain the product consistency. Shelf-life solids in Almond Breeze such as calcium may settle to the bottom of the carton.

What are the different varieties of Almond Breeze available?

  • 1 Litre Almond Breeze Unsweetened
  • 1 Litre Almond Breeze Original
  • 1 Litre Almond Breeze Unsweetened Vanilla
  • 1 Litre Almond Breeze Vanilla
  • 1 Litre Almond Breeze Chocolate
  • 1 Litre Almond Breeze Barista Blend

What is the shelf life of the product?

9 Month shelf life when unopened.

Once opened, use within 5 days. Keep refrigerated.

General Information

Is Almond Breeze suitable for Vegans? Yes, Almond Breeze is suitable for Vegans. Where do your almonds come from? The almonds are grown in orchards by Blue Diamond’s grower co-operative members in California, USA. Why don’t you use local almonds? Almonds sourced from the US and used in the Almond Breeze recipe need to be … Continued

Your Health

Can I use Almond Breeze as an infant formula? No. Almond Breeze is not designed for the replacement of breast milk or infant formula. Can it be given to Infants? Almond Breeze is not a replacement of breast milk and / or infant formula and is not suitable as a main milk drink for children … Continued

Ingredients

Does Almond Breeze contain any animal products or by-products? No. Does Almond Breeze contain MSG? No. Does Almond Breeze contain GMO materials? No. Does Almond breeze contain any preservatives? No. Blue Diamond utilises UHT (Ultra High Temperature) processing and special packaging material to extend the shelf-life of the Almond Breeze Almond milk range. Does Almond … Continued

Cooking

Can Almond Breeze be used for baking and in recipes? Almond Breeze can be used in just about any recipe calling for traditional cow’s milk. It can be used in baking, soups and sauces, as well as heated up for hot drinks.

Packaging

Are Almond Breeze cartons recyclable? Yes. Is the carton microwavable? No. What is the carton made of? Almond Breeze container boards are made from South Africa regulatory approved virgin materials with a multi-layer structure and an oxygen barrier designed for extended shelf life applications. The ambient carton is laminated with a layer of aluminium which … Continued

Processing

Are Almond Breeze products pasteurised? Yes. Shelf-stable Almond Breeze is produced via a UHT process. UHT or Ultra High Temperature eliminates all microorganisms to ensure the product is able to store at ambient temperature condition. This process is a closed process applying an Ultra High Temperature to achieve a commercially sterilised product and then packaged … Continued

Storage

How should I store Almond Breeze? Unopened shelf-stable Almond Breeze can be stored in your pantry unrefrigerated up until the “BEST BEFORE” date printed on top of the carton. After opening, keep Almond Breeze in the middle of your refrigerator to prevent possible freezing. Avoid refrigerator door storage as it tends to have the biggest … Continued

Barista Blend

How do I use it? Almond Breeze Barista Blend is just like any other milk made for café use. It can be used to heat milk for all coffee types and even to make non-dairy cold beverages such as milkshakes and smoothies. What temperature do I heat Almond Breeze Barista Blend to if I am … Continued

The Milk Category

How is Almond Breeze different to the rest of the almond milk category? Almond Breeze has been successful for over a decade internationally and is the world’s market leader in almond milk. Global focus groups discovered that milk consumers switched to Almond Breeze as it combines delicious taste with a number of health benefits. It … Continued

Brand Evolution

Almond Breeze has been very successful in the US and other markets, but why do you think the product will be popular in the Middle East? Almond Breeze caters to people looking for a delicious and nutritious alternative to cow’s milk. Consumers worldwide are increasingly looking for more choices and Almond Breeze is offering an … Continued