The 10 Best Dairy-Free Yogurt Brands to Buy Right Now

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Dairy-free no longer means giving up yogurt. There are now numerous dairy-free and vegan probiotic-rich yogurts on the market! But I must confess that some might not meet your expectations. So we’ve taste-tested and compared dozens of options to identify the best dairy-free yogurt brands on the market. They all happen to be plant-based and carrageenan-free, and you will find many nut-free, soy-free, coconut-free, and even paleo-friendly options.

Although it is perishable, most dairy-free yogurt brands have a refrigerator life of up to a few weeks. And we’ve seen quite a few options available in stores – even in scarce times. So please enjoy our round-up below of the most delicious and nutritious coconut, almond, cashew, soy, oat, and top allergen-free yogurts.

The 10 Best Dairy-Free Yogurt Brands to Buy Right Now - we compared over 35 brands - all vegan, plant-based, gluten-free, and carrageenan-free

The 10 Best Dairy-Free Yogurt Brands to Buy Right Now

We compared over 35 brands, all listed in our Dairy-Free Yogurt Review Section, and these are the top picks by consumers like you and me.

Oui by Yoplai

Not surprisingly, Yoplait has come out on top for dairy-free yogurt. It’s hard not to like the perfectly smooth and creamy consistency, the spot on flavor, and the ideal yogurt thickness. This is one of those “I can’t believe it’s dairy-free” products. We also liked the relatively short ingredient list, and how these don’t overtly taste like coconut.

  • Base: Coconut Cream
  • Unique Attributes: Fruit on the Bottom, Glass Jars
  • Appeals Most To: Mainstream Yogurt Fans
  • Key Dietary Notes: Vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, tree nut-free*
  • Unsweetened Option? No
  • More Specifics: Oui Dairy-Free Ingredients, Nutrition Facts & Reviews
  • Availability: United States
  • Remaining Wishes: An unsweetened variety or at least a lower sugar plain version would make this line complete. They contain a moderate amount of added sugars, but each flavor is on the decadent side in terms of taste. We liked it for an afternoon treat, but for breakfast, a low sugar option would go over better.

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Cocoyo Living Coconut Yogurt

This very virtuous brand disappeared several years ago, but it was purchased by GT’s and brought back to life! It’s the “cleanest” dairy-free yogurt on the market. In fact, the pure flavor contains just raw young coconut, raw young coconut water, and dairy-free probiotic cultures. It boasts a whopping 25 billion probiotics per 1/2 cup serving with no added sugar.

  • Base: Raw Coconut
  • Unique Attributes: Effervescence from High Live & Active Probiotics
  • Appeals Most To: Food Purists
  • Key Dietary Notes: Vegan, paleo, gluten-free, soy-free, tree nut-free*
  • Unsweetened Option? Yes
  • More Specifics: Cocoyo Ingredients, Nutrition Facts & Reviews
  • Availability: United States
  • Remaining Wishes: I know this can be challenging with high quality products, but a price reduction would be helpful. It’s on the indulgent side of the grocery budget.

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So Delicious Coconutmilk Yogurt Alternative

Many So Delicious products have come and gone over the years, but their core line of coconut milk yogurt alternative has persisted. It’s changed a bit over the years, with minor reformulations and flavor additions, but overall, it’s been consistent. Their unsweetened varieties are quite versatile in recipes, and come in large tubs.

  • Base: Organic Coconutmilk
  • Unique Attributes: Fortified, Available in Many Flavors, Easy to Find
  • Appeals Most To: Simplicity Seekers
  • Key Dietary Notes: Vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, tree nut-free*
  • Unsweetened Option? Yes
  • More Specifics: So Delicious Coconut Yogurt Ingredients, Nutrition Facts & Reviews
  • Availability: United States
  • Remaining Wishes: It would be great if they balanced out the fortification with magnesium (it includes calcium, vitamin D, and vitamin B12). And some lower sugar fruit flavors would be fantastic, since these are on the sweet side.

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Silk Dairy-Free Yogurt Alternative Made with Soy

I believe this is the highest protein option on the market, and without any added protein. Consequently, it has a very smooth consistency that beckons to dairy yogurt. In fact, Tony exclaimed “Yoplait!” when he sampled one of the flavors. It’s satisfyingly sweet with a slight tang. The cups come only in flavors, but you can buy the lower sugar Plain variety in larger tubs.

  • Base: Non-GMO Soymilk
  • Unique Attributes: Naturally Nutrient-Dense
  • Appeals Most To: Old-School Soy Supporters
  • Key Dietary Notes: Vegan, gluten-free, tree nut-free, coconut-free*
  • Unsweetened Option? No
  • More Specifics: Silk Soy Yogurt Ingredients, Nutrition Facts & Reviews
  • Availability: United States
  • Remaining Wishes: Ever since Whole Soy was discontinued, we haven’t found an unsweetened soy yogurt. We would love Silk to emerge with one!

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Coyo Coconut Yogurt Alternative

Holy uncow! It’s straight up cultured coconut cream. This stuff isn’t cheap, but it’s so unbelievably thick and rich that I usually break one serving into three. It’s the perfect healthy dollop atop granola, fresh fruit, or even dessert! Coyo used to use stevia to sweeten, but it was cut from the formula. Now this flavor-on-the-bottom brand doesn’t use any added sweeteners.

  • Base: Coconut Cream
  • Unique Attributes: Insanely Rich and High Fat
  • Appeals Most To: Keto Curious Consumers
  • Key Dietary Notes: Vegan, paleo, gluten-free, soy-free, tree nut-free*
  • Unsweetened Option? Yes
  • More Specifics: Coyo Ingredients, Nutrition Facts & Reviews
  • Availability: United States, Australia, United Kingdom
  • Remaining Wishes: Of course, a more affordable price would be great, but I know that coconut cream this rich doesn’t come cheap!

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Forager Project Organic Cashewmilk Yogurt

Truthfully, their Coconut Cashewgurt was the best. Sadly it was discontinued before it even had a chance in the market. Fortunately, Forager’s classic Cashewmilk Yogurt line is also pretty darn good, and it still has a touch of coconut cream for richness. Their Unsweetened version is actually quite popular as a sour cream substitute.

  • Base: Cashewmilk
  • Unique Attributes: Versatile Taste and Adapts Well to Recipes
  • Appeals Most To: Multi-Purpose Shoppers
  • Key Dietary Notes: Vegan, gluten-free, soy-free*
  • Unsweetened Option? Yes
  • More Specifics: Forager Cashewmilk Yogurt Ingredients, Nutrition Facts & Reviews
  • Availability: United States
  • Remaining Wishes: I just miss the added touch of luxury in the coconut cashewgurt. It had an addictive full-bodied finish.

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The Coconut Collaborative Coconut Yogurt

I had the chance to try this scrumptious fruit-on-the-bottom, no added sweetener yogurt at a tradeshow, and was blown away by how sweet and satisfying it was. The company is small and mindful of people, the planet, and ingredients, which makes them easy to support.

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Silk Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative

Silk struck the perfect balance between simple wholesome ingredients, creamy consistency, and delicious flavor with their almondmilk yogurt line. Unlike many dairy-free almond-based products, they use a good does of real almonds to provide richness and nutrition. In fact, it’s such good quality, that you can make amazing dairy-free yogurt cheese with it! And yet, this is one of the more fairly priced alternatives that often goes on sale.

  • Base: Almondmilk
  • Unique Attributes: No Gums of Any Kind, Fortified with Calcium Citrate
  • Appeals Most To: Value Seekers
  • Key Dietary Notes: Vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, coconut-free*
  • Unsweetened Option? Yes
  • More Specifics: Silk Almondmilk Yogurt Ingredients, Nutrition Facts & Reviews
  • Availability: United States and Canada
  • Remaining Wishes: They have an Unsweetened Vanilla, but an Unsweetened Plain would round out the mix and make this brand more versatile.

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So Delicious Oatmilk Yogurt Alternative

Oat milk has been a poor performer in dairy-free yogurt, but So Delicious has managed to create blends that have a favorable taste and texture without too much sugar. Perhaps it’s due to their creative flavors – they’ve ventured away from the norm with options like Spiced Pear & Fig and Strawberry Rhubarb.

  • Base: Oatmilk
  • Unique Attributes: Unique Flavors, Top Allergen-Free & Coconut-Free
  • Appeals Most To: Oat Milk Die Hards
  • Key Dietary Notes: Vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, tree nut-free, coconut-free*
  • Unsweetened Option? No
  • More Specifics: So Delicious Oatmilk Yogurt Ingredients, Nutrition Facts & Reviews
  • Availability: United States
  • Remaining Wishes: If this oatmilk yogurt can stand alone, plain and unsweetened varieties would be great.

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 Chobani Non-Dairy Coconut Yogurt

Chobani’s oat milk yogurt isn’t making many fans, but their coconut yogurt is a favorite in thousands of households. It checks the basic boxes for live and active cultures, good flavor, a dairy-like finish, and an easy to find brand name in grocery stores.

  • Base: Coconut
  • Unique Attributes: Available via Most Major Grocers
  • Appeals Most To: Efficient Shoppers
  • Key Dietary Notes: Vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, tree nut-free*
  • Unsweetened Option? No
  • More Specifics: Chobani Coconut Ingredients, Nutrition Facts & Reviews
  • Availability: United States and Canada
  • Remaining Wishes: It would be great if they could fix their consistency issues. They have had some batch problems causing lumpiness at times, probably because they do use thickeners. A more versatile plain or unsweetened variety would also be great.

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*Know Your Needs! By ingredients, all of the products listed above are dairy-free. Nonetheless, check with the company on their manufacturing processes for all varieties if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. All products are at some degree of risk for cross-contamination with allergens, but you must determine if the protocols are safe for your needs. Also processes and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company / product. Also, our “tree nut free” notation is based on fact instead of the FDA definition. Please note that coconut is not a tree nut.

Other Dairy-Free Yogurt Brands

As mentioned, there are many more dairy-free yogurt brands, and yogurt is a very personal thing. Many of you will like other brands, and we think each one has merits. Here are a few more that didn’t quite make our top ten, but are still quite popular with many people.

Which Dairy-Free Yogurt Brands Do You Love or Loathe?

Don’t be shy! Do you love one that didn’t rank in our top 10? Did we hit the mark for you? Did we miss a good dairy-free yogurt that you can buy? Leave a quick rating and review on your favorites (or one’s you don’t recommend) via our Dairy-Free Yogurt Review Section. You can also read the reviews of others on brands you haven’t tried!

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

64 Comments

  1. I did not see one single yogurt here that mentioned live and active cultures which makes these yogurts completely useless if you’re looking for the health benefits of probiotics and others.

  2. Chobani now has coconut-based yogurts; we enjoy the strawberry, blueberry and vanilla flavors. I haven’t seen an unsweetened version. A few days ago, I saw that they now offer some with fruit on the side. The price is a bit steep for the ones we eat now; I only buy them when on sale. I will have to wait ‘til the new ones are, too. Good flavor, great consistency!

  3. I eat yogurt for the pro-biotics and cultures. I can’t find these listed on non dairy yogurts. Do you know of one that lists them or that has a lot of them in it?

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