June 15, 2016

The Almond Milk Project: Tesco Almond Unsweetened

This week’s almond milk gets its review outing poured atop some revolting banana-flavoured weetabix. As a result, it was necessary to sample some of it neat, to experience its almondyness unblemished. What do you mean, you think I should be ensuring consistent review conditions to ensure a fair and balanced playing field? What would you know about such things? Leave me alone.

tesco almond unsweetenedAppearance: slightly thicker than the average, and with a slight yellowish tinge

Flavour: a relatively gentle flavour of almonds in this one, which is surprising as it comprises 2% almonds so you’d expect it to be twice as almondy as the Rude Health.

Mouthfeel: a little lacking in substance, but on the whole it’s not an unpleasant transition for those who are used to cow’s milk.

Sweetness: none at all, which can be quite startling if you’re unprepared.

Nutrition:

(per 100ml) CME (Cow’s Milk Equivalent)
Energy 18kcal 47kcal
Protein 0.4g 3.6g
Sugar 0.1g 4.8g
Other carb 1.2g 0
Fat 1.1g 1.8g
Fibre 0.4g 0
Salt 0.1g <0.05g

Price: £1.49.

Pete

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