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World Plant Milk Day

Celebrate World Plant Milk Day with delicious and nutritious plant milks - the perfect way to refresh, nourish, and enjoy!
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August 22
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Introduction

Celebrate World Plant Milk Day on August 22nd and discover the many delicious and nutritious plant-based milk alternatives available today! Did you know that plant-based milks have been around since as early as 3000 BC? From almond milk to oat milk, coconut milk to soy milk, there are so many wonderful options that can be enjoyed in smoothies, cereals, baking recipes and more. So get ready to make this day extra special by exploring the wide variety of plant-based milks available and discovering how you can incorporate them into your daily diet!

History of World Plant Milk Day

World Plant Milk Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>3000 BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Early Plant Milk Use</div><div class='timeline-text'>Almond milk and other plant-based milks are first recorded in ancient cultures.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1800s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Soy Milk Introduction</div><div class='timeline-text'>Soy milk, a popular plant-based milk alternative, is introduced to the West during the 19th century.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1956</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Commercial Soy Milk Production</div><div class='timeline-text'>Hong Kong's Vitasoy becomes the first company to produce soy milk commercially. </div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1990s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Plant Milk Varieties Increase</div><div class='timeline-text'>Additional plant-based milk alternatives such as rice milk and oat milk become more prevalent.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2017</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>World Plant Milk Day Initiation</div><div class='timeline-text'>Animal rights organization, PETA UK and plant-based news outlet, Plant Based News, launch World Plant Milk Day to promote plant-based alternatives.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate World Plant Milk Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make your own plant milk</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Making your own plant milk is easy and delicious! All you need is your favorite nut or seed, a blender, and some water. Soak the nut or seed overnight, blend it with some water, strain it and you have your own homemade plant milk.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Try a new plant milk</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>There are so many varieties of plant milk out there - almond, oat, hemp, coconut, soy, and more! Try one that you haven't had before and celebrate World Plant Milk Day with a new flavor.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Bake with plant milk</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Baking with plant milk is a great way to celebrate World Plant Milk Day! Make some vegan cupcakes, muffins or pancakes with your favorite type of plant milk. They'll be delicious and nutritious!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Share a recipe</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Share one of your favorite recipes that uses plant milk on social media! Tag it with #plantmilkday and encourage others to join in the celebration.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a potluck</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Organize a potluck where all the dishes use plant milk as an ingredient. Ask everyone to bring a dish made with their favorite type of plant milk. It's sure to be a delicious and fun way to celebrate!</p></div></div>

Why World Plant Milk Day is Important

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Plant milks are great for the environment</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Plant milks are much more sustainable than animal-based milks, as they require fewer resources – including water and land – to produce. This means that producing plant milk has a much lower environmental impact than dairy production, making it an eco-friendly choice.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Plant milks can be healthier than animal milks</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Compared to animal milks, plant milks typically contain higher levels of beneficial nutrients such as vitamins and minerals. Plus, many plant milks also have added health benefits thanks to ingredients like flaxseed, almonds, or oats which can provide dietary fiber, healthy fats, and other essential vitamins and minerals.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>There are so many varieties of plant milks</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>From hazelnuts to oats, coconut to pea protein – there's something out there to suit everyone's taste! Plant milks come in lots of delicious flavors too, meaning you'll never get bored of your morning cup of coffee or bowl of cereal ever again!</p></div></div>

5 Amazing Discoveries for World Plant Milk Day

World Plant Milk Day FAQs

When is World Plant Milk Day?

World Plant Milk Day is celebrated on August 22 every year. In 2024 World Plant Milk Day will occur on a Thursday.

World Plant Milk Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Aug 22

Tuesday

2024

Aug 22

Thursday

2025

Aug 22

Friday

2026

Aug 22

Saturday

2027

Aug 22

Sunday

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