Is Alpro Oat good for you?

Plant-based drinks are becoming more and more popular by the day, but with so many options out there, it can be difficult to know which one to choose one is best for you. Oat drinks have soared to stardom over the last few years and it’s clear to see why. They’re dreamily creamy in coffee and tremendously tasty in tea, but today we’re asking ‘are oat drinks good for you?’

Here you’ll find lots of information about our Alpro Oat drinks, including what they taste like, the ingredients they contain, and why it might be time for you to give them a try.

What are oat drinks?

We don’t call oat drinks “oat milk” as they aren’t dairy products, but they can be used just the same in most of your daily cooking. Alpro Oat Drink is a classically creamy plant-based alternative to milk. Made from a blend of ground oats and water, Alpro Oat is fortifiedd with nutrients before being filtered and strained into a drink with a smooth texture and deliciously creamy taste.

What do oat drinks taste like?

Alpro Oat wears the creamy crown when it comes to plant-based drinks, which could be why it’s such a popular ingredient for hot drinks, smoothies and puddings. The velvety smooth texture and naturally sweet and creamy taste also makes it perfect for pouring on cereals and enjoying straight up or over ice. You can explore plenty of Alpro Oat Almond recipes for breakfast lunch and dinner here.

Why should I drink Alpro Oat drinks?

There are some great benefits that come with picking a plant-based drink, and Alpro Oat is no exception. For a start, it's completely dairy and lactose free, so suitable for vegans and those with lactose and dairy intolerances. Alpro Oat is rich in fibre, which is an important part of a healthy, balanced diet. A number of our drinks are also fortified with calcium, a nutrient that vital to support the maintenance of normal bones. Alpro Oat is also enriched with vitamins D, B2 and B12, the latter of which can help fight fatigue.

Alpro Oat Drink Nutrition

Alpro Oat isn't just tantalising for your taste-buds, it’s packed full of nutrients! Just take a look below at what you’d find in our Alpro Original Oat Drink:

Typical values, per 100ml of Alpro Oat Original


192 kJ / 46 kcal



- Saturates


- Mono-Unsaturates


- Polyunsaturates




- Sugars









- Vitamin D


- Vitamin B2


- Vitamin B12



- Calcium


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

Popular FAQs

Are oat drinks gluten free? Alpro Oat drinks are unfortunately not gluten free. Whilst oats are a gluten free grain, traces of gluten may sneak in during the manufacturing process, and so we can’t label them as suitable for those who are following a gluten-free diet. Not to worry though, there are plenty more plant-based drinks for you to choose from - explore the range here.

Does Alpro Oat drink contain calcium? Oat drinks don’t naturally contain calcium, but here at Alpro, we fortify many varieties of our oat drinks with calcium, including XXX. That’s because going plant-based shouldn't mean missing out on the minerals you need for the maintenance of normal bones. How many calories are in oat drinks? Alpro Original Oat Drink is naturally a low calorie drink, with only 43 kcal in a 100ml serving. Each type of Alpro Oat will have a different number of calories, so be sure to check the packaging. How long does oat drink last? It depends which one you buy. Alpro’s Chilled Oat drink should be refrigerated straight after purchase, and has a shorter life span than our UHT varieties which can last for months if unopened. You should always check the use by date on whichever oat drink you buy, and follow the use by date for once it has been opened. Is oat drink vegan? Yes, all of Alpro’s Oat Drinks are vegan, as they are all plant-based and dairy free.

Ready to give it a try? Explore the full range of Alpro Oat drinks below, and enjoy!

Ready to give it a try? Explore the full range of Alpro Oat drinks, and enjoy!