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 ready-to-drink will delight fans who are looking for plant based or dairy free options of their favourite MILO and NESCAFÉ drinks.
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. Our MILO Dairy Free drinks are the first of its kind for Nestlé, which we hope would spark interest in MILO, a brand that is beloved by millions of Malaysians, among plant based consumers. Also, with NESCAFÉ joining the dairy free repertoire as well, we hope fans of both MILO and NESCAFÉ now have a good reason to embark on a plant based journey with us.”
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. Offering the signature taste of MILO and NESCAFÉ that Malaysians love, these dairy free options are also suitable for consumers with lactose intolerance.
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.
About Nestlé Malaysia
Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage manufacturer. Headquartered in Switzerland, Nestlé is present in more than 180 countries around the world, and our 270,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of unlocking the power of food to enhance quality of life for everyone, today and for generations to come. Our performance is driven by our Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nourishing Malaysians since 1912, Nestlé has earned the trust of our consumers through our quality brands and products. We are committed to improving the lives of the communities in which we operate, whilst maintaining our Halal excellence and integrity.
This is in line with our promise of delivering GOOD FOOD, GOOD LIFE to all. To learn more about how we have been nourishing Malaysians for over a century, do visit www.nestle.com.my or our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/Nestle.Malaysia.