The real milk is now a thing of the past, and the dairy industry is making some real changes to make it available to all.
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It’s also launching a range of vegan alternatives.
Read more 1/8 Coca-Cola This year marks the 50th anniversary of Coca-cola.
The beverage company is celebrating by making the first ever artificial inedible soft drink in the world, and is also introducing “100 per cent real” chocolate milk.
The “Real Milk” drink is made from real milk and sugar but uses a blend of artificial flavours to create a soft drink.
The drink is being made in a factory in India that produces about 6m litres of milk per day, and will be available in a range and in a variety of flavours.
The soft drink is priced at £4.49 a litre, or £1.18 a can, which is about a quarter of the UK’s average cost of a Coke.
But Coca- Cola said it was “making a real contribution” to society, adding that it wanted to “give back to the communities that have been most impacted by the disease”.
“We’re trying to do something that really does have the power to change the lives of people in India, and make a real difference to their health,” said Colin Smith, Coca-Cola India chief executive.
He said the company would be making “a lot of changes to the brand to make them better for Indians”.
“In the coming years we’re going to be making a lot of improvements to the product and our range to give it a more real, fresh feel,” he said.
2/8 McDonalds It is the UKs biggest burger chain, but it is also the world’s biggest food seller.
The fast food giant said it would be switching to real milk after “trying to bring back the milk” as a “healthful alternative”.
It said it had experimented with making “100-plus per cent genuine milk” for several years, and that in 2016 it had made a “significant investment” in a new plant in India.
“Real milk is a healthy, natural, pasteurised and pasteurized alternative to artificially flavored milk, which has not been in the market for more than five years,” McDonalds India chief marketing officer Ashish Dutta said.
“It is a healthier alternative to the more acidic and salty milk used in most packaged foods.
It also helps reduce the risk of cancer and improve your overall health.”
The company is also planning to launch a range “made from real, local cows”.
McDonalds said the new plant will “provide a new opportunity to invest in local manufacturing”, and said it has invested $1bn in the country.
3/8 KFC It has long been one of the world´s most famous fast food chains.
But in 2017 it announced plans to make a range with “100% real” milk.
It said the plant would make a “real milk” that would be available across the chain, and be sold in “a range of flavours and sizes”.
The new plant was set to be completed in 2018, and “will help us to achieve our goal of making 100-plus percent real milk available across our company”.
The company said the plan “is a significant investment in our local supply chain and to improve our quality of milk in the future”.
KFC said it is “working hard” to “make a real milk” available in its restaurants, and said the “new plant will help us achieve this”.
The plant will be “a new opportunity for us to invest” in “local manufacturing” in India and “a meaningful step forward in the fight against coliform”.
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Reuters 5/8 Sodexo Nestlé has announced that it is joining forces with Coca- cola to launch “100 percent real” soy milk.
Soy milk is made by converting soybeans into alcohol.
The new product will be sold through Nestlés subsidiary, Sodexom.
Nestlé will be the world leader in the soft drink category, with around 1.6 billion litres of soft drinks sold worldwide.
It says the partnership with Coca Cola will make “an important contribution to the sustainable development of soy milk in India”.
Nestlé said it plans to introduce the product in its brands, as well as in “small batch” beverages, on a “case-by-case basis”.
“With this new partnership, we are committed to supporting the sustainable growth of our sustainable soy milk business,” said Nestlé India chief product officer Pranab Mukherjee.
“The partnership with Sodexoc is the next logical step for our sustainable, local and low-cost soy milk products,” he added.
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