The almond milk pioneer!
Nutriops, the first European manufacturer to market an almond milk in powder and also a liquid version in Tetra Brik. The set up of the company in 1991 was motivated by the idea of improving the almond milk recipe, a traditional drink in Spain, which was usually prepared with almond paste mixed with water and heated in a saucepan. The founders of Nutriops developed an innovative drying process to transform the paste into almond powder which dissolves easily in hot or cold water to make an instant almond milk, and marketed it in herbalist’s and health food shops.
The immediate success of this new almond milk defined the EcoMil brand principles, choosing to develop products from organic farming, lactose-free, healthy and nutritious, as an alternative to cow’s milk and also covering the specific needs of vegetarian or vegan diets.
In the mid 90s, Nutriops is again a pioneer in launching the first organic“ready to drink” almond milk in Tetra Brik with long shelf life. EcoMil was the first European brand of dairy-free drinks using agave syrup as an alternative sweetener to sugar in its drinks.
EcoMil diversified its range by launching the first organic dairy-free hazelnut drink in powder and in Tetra Brik on the European market and continued to innovate by launching the first organic dairy-free Quinoa drink in powder and in Tetra Brik on the European market.
Nowadays, EcoMil is the leading brand in Europe in the organic almond milk category and exports its products to over 55 countries worldwide. All EcoMil products are certified organic, dairy-free, lactose-free, and without animal ingredients.
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