Petaling Jaya, April 8, 2021 – Two of Nestlé’s most iconic beverage brands have been given the dairy free twist as part of the launch of its range of all-new dairy free drinks. The new MILO and NESCAFÉ Dairy Free will delight fans who are looking for plant based or dairy free options of their favourite MILO and NESCAFÉ.
The new Nestlé dairy free drinks are made with plant based ingredients and do not contain ingredients sourced from animals. The milk is replaced with plant based protein sources such as almond, soy, oat and pea. Plant based products in general can be a good source of healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber, are lower in fat, lower in saturated fat and cholesterol free.
Juan Aranols, Chief Executive Officer, Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad said, “We are excited to unveil our very first all-new dairy free drinks range in Malaysia to complement our product innovation drive to deliver plant based food that is tasty, nutritious and also environment-friendly. As more and more consumers seek healthier variety in their diets and discover new ways of enjoying food that is good for them as well as the planet, we turn to Malaysia’s all-time favourite MILO and NESCAFÉ drinks to innovate its dairy free versions respectively in supporting them on their plant based journey towards a more sustainable – yet tasty – future.”
Nestlé’s launch of the all-new dairy free drinks came hot on the heels of its pledge to achieve zero net emissions by 2050. Aranols added, “Plant based diet is slowly but steadily revolutionising the way we produce food. Offering more plant based food and beverages will help us to achieve that goal.”
As the iconic MILO and NESCAFÉ brands evolve with this food revolution, it presents new growth opportunities for the Nestlé ready-to-drink segment. April Wong, Business Executive Officer – Ready-to-Drink, Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad shared, “We are proud to lead the way for Nestlé in introducing this new dairy free ready-to-drink range. With the signature taste of MILO and NESCAFÉ, we strive to provide dairy free options of Malaysia’s favourite drinks that are also suitable for consumers with lactose intolerance.”
MILO Dairy Free Almond is available in two formats: UHT 1l and PET bottle 225ml. Meanwhile, NESCAFÉ Dairy Free Almond Latte and NESCAFÉ Dairy Free Oat Latte are available in PET bottle 225ml.
The Nestlé dairy free drinks meet the Healthier Choice Logo criteria by the Ministry of Health Malaysia. This means that these products are lower in sugar and fat compared to others within the same product category without the Healthier Choice Logo.
To enjoy the new Nestlé dairy free drinks, head over to Jaya Grocer or other leading supermarkets, retailers, convenience stores and e-commerce sites. For more information, go to: https://www.dearnestle.com.my/brand-story/rtd-dairy-free.