Are almond drinks good for you?

Alpro Almond drinks. are a delicious plant-based alternative to milk. They’ve been growing in popularity for a good while now, as more and more people are making changes to their diet and lifestyle. If you’re considering a switch, you might have a number of questions, including whether almond drink is good for you. Well, we’re here to tell you everything you need to know. And as it turns out, there’s a lot more to Alpro Almond drink than meets the eye.

Tasty and endlessly versatile our almond drinks are the perfect addition to pretty much everything. From coffee, tea and hot chocolate, to creamy breakfast oatmeal and baking recipes.

If you’re still on the fence about giving them a whirl, keep reading to take a look at what Alpro Almond drinks are, what they taste like, and what benefits they offer.

What are almond drinks?

Alpro Almond drinks are made from a blend of water and almonds, and you can learn more about how they’re made here. Once we’ve harvested our almonds from the sunny Mediterranean, we lightly toast them to really bring out their subtle nutty flavour, which is exactly what makes them perfect for any number of hot or cold food and drinks.

Try them in a warm bowl of yummy porridge, or serve up chilled, generously poured over your favourite cereal. It can also be used in:

  • Smoothies and protein shakes

  • Cakes and sponges

  • Curries and sauces

  • Coffee

What do Alpro almond drinks taste like?

Light, and in no way overwhelming, Alpro Almond drinks are a real treat for the tastebuds. Thanks to those ever so gently roasted almonds from the Mediterranean, they have a delicate nutty flavour that’s simply irresistible.

Why not try Alpro Almond in our almond, banana, and espresso breakfast smoothie or a nutty matcha? The perfect early morning pick-me-up or break for elevenses.

What are the benefits of Alpro Almond drinks?

Where do we even start? Low in sugar and saturated fats, Alpro Almond drinks are also dairy and lactose free, making them suitable if you’re following a vegetarian or vegan diet. They’re also gluten free. If you think you might have an allergy or intolerance to dairy, lactose or gluten, always consult a healthcare professional for advice.

Alpro Almond also contains vitamin D, B2 and vitamin B12 (that’s the one that contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue). Oh, and it’s a source of calcium, to support the maintenance of healthy bones.

And if all of that isn’t enough to tempt you, when it comes to our almonds, we like to let nature take its course. Pollinated by wild bees and other flying insects, they’re watered by the heavens, and if they need a little more, our farmers ensure that every last drop of water is put to use using a drip irrigation system - pretty special indeed!

Alpro almond drink nutrition

As well as being an utterly scrumptious delight, Alpro Almond drinks are also fortified with nutrients. Want to see for yourself? This is taken straight from our Alpro Almond Original label:

*Typical values, per 100ml of Alpro Almond Original

Energy 93 kJ / 22 kcal

Fat 1.1g

- Saturates 0.1g

- Mono-Unsaturates 0.7g

- Polyunsaturates 0.3g

Carbohydrate 2.4g

- Sugars 2.4g

Fibre 0.4g

Protein 0.4g

Salt 0.14g


- Vitamin A 0.4mg

- Vitamin D 0.75µg

- Vitamin E 1.8mg

- Vitamin B2 0.21mg

- Vitamin B12 0.38µg


- Calcium 120mg[3] [MH4] [MH5] [RZ6] [HB7]

- Calcium 120mg

*Reference intake of an average adult- 8400 kJ / 2000 kcal

Popular FAQs

Are almond drinks gluten free?

Yes! Alpro Almond drinks are completely gluten free and ready for you to enjoy

Remember; if you’re following a gluten free diet, make sure you’re checking all food labels carefully to ensure they’re safe for you to eat. Always consult a health care professional for any advice.

Are almond drinks lactose free?

Yes again. You’ll be pleased to know that our almond drinks are naturally dairy and lactose free, meaning that they can be suitable for people avoiding these ingredients. Great, right? Remember to always check with your GP if you have any doubt.

Are almond drinks dairy free?

Our delicious Alpro Almond drinks are fully plant-based - there’s no dairy to see here!

Where do almond drinks come from?

All of our delicious almonds are born and raised in the wonderfully warm Mediterranean countries. After being harvested and lightly toasted to bring out their delectable nutty flavour, we bring them straight to you in our delicious Alpro Almond drinks.

And that's that for you in a nutshell (no pun intended). Ready to try it for yourself? Check out the full range of Alpro Almond drinks below.