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Dairy-free yoghurt company tweaks its range to give consumers sustainable options.
Raglan Food Co. has been making delicious dairy alternatives since 2014. A couple of years ago, they spotted a gap in the market — plant-based kefir drinking yoghurts. They decided to fill this gap by tweaking what they were already doing.
At the time, only dairy-based drinking yoghurts were available on the market. And they all came in plastic bottles. Raglan Food Co. was already using glass jars for its yoghurt range. So they decided to put their new product in glass, like the classic Kiwi milk bottle.
Finding the right bottles and developing the plant-based kefir range took time. But the result was a great new product in fully recyclable packaging. They used organic coconut-milk, ethically sourced raw cacao, and local elderflowers and limes. Launched in February 2021, the new kefir range is a hit with customers.
"They taste like a delicious yoghurty smoothie. They have heaps of probiotics and added vitamin C. And they come in fully recyclable glass rather than plastic. It’s great to be able to give customers a more sustainable option."