Danone North America introduces new plant-based beverage to the Silk portfolio

USA – Silk, one of the America’s leading plant-based beverage brand owned by Danone North America, is adding a DHA Omega-3 plant-based beverage to its nutrition platform.

Joining the popular Silk Protein beverage portfolio, the new DHA Omega-3 beverage features a delicious and balanced blend of oat milk, almond milk and pea protein to create the “perfect texture”.

The product is available in Original and Unsweetened Vanilla flavors and delivers 50% more calcium than traditional dairy milk, 6g of pea protein per serving and 32mg of DHA Omega-3 to help support brain health. 

“Silk DHA Omega-3 is the latest example of our ongoing dedication to offer a delicious and diverse array of plant-based products that each deliver their own unique benefits,” said David Robinson, Senior Brand Manager for Silk.

“DHA Omega-3 helps support brain health for people of all ages and represents a simple way that consumers can make a healthy choice that meets their individual needs.”

Silk DHA Omega-3 pea, oat and almond milk is available for a suggested retail price of US$3.99 per half-gallon carton at retailers nationwide.

The Silk brand offers a broad portfolio of nutritious, great-tasting plant-based options, including soymilk, almond milk, cashew milk, coconut milk, oat milk, dairy-free coffee creamers, and dairy-free yogurt alternatives.

In October 2019, the dairy giant also expanded its popular range of Oat Yeah oat milk products to include a new category exclusive: a 0g-sugar beverage option.

The Oat Yea oatmilk product line now includes the 0g Sugar One, The Plain One, The Vanilla One and The Chocolate One.

Silk is part of Danone North America’s portfolio of brands which includes: Activia, DanActive, Danimals, Dannon, Good Plants, Horizon Organic, International Delight, Light + Fit, Oikos, So Delicious Dairy Free, STōK, Two Good, Vega, Wallaby Organic and YoCrunch.

Danone North America recently signed a a12-year renewable energy power purchase agreement (PPA) with Enel Green Power, which is constructing a a new 500 megawatt (MW) plant worth US$720 million in Texas.

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