California-based vegan milk brand Califia Farms will debut its first-ever oat milk line. According to the brand, the launch includes two varieties, Barista Blend and Unsweetened.
Both varieties are made from whole grain, gluten-free North American oats. Despite containing no sugar and no gums or stabilizers, the new non-dairy milks will have a creamy taste and texture, the company says. The Barista Blend will join Califia’s already-existing range of cafe-focused vegan milks, which includes almond milk.
“We’ve been a dependable partner to the speciality coffee trade for some time now, and offering a new Oatmilk Barista Blend was a clear next step to help cafés reliably meet their customers’ demand and quality expectations,” Greg Steltenpohl, founder and CEO of Califia Farms, told Just Food.
While the brand is known for its almond milk, it also aims to become “embedded in coffee culture.” Last April, it launched a coffee-focused magazine called Pour Over.