Lavva, one of the newest dairy alternative companies, isn’t about to lay dormant. They recently released a second line of dairy-free yogurt, called Molten Lavva, and are now entering the dairy-free beverage market. Like their other products, Lavva Plant Milk is made with pili nuts, but without added sugars. In fact, the Unsweetened variety contains just three simple ingredients: coconut water, filtered water, and pili nuts. It also comes in Chocolate, which is sweetened solely with dates and enhanced with mesquite and maca.
Lavva Stays Active with Launch of Dairy-Free Pili Nut Milk
Pili trees grow in the nutrient-rich volcanic soil found in Southeast Asia. They have been wild harvested for centuries, and only require rainwater to grow. Lavva has tapped into these trees for their sustainability and versatile nuts.
Pili nuts are known for being creamy, but a bit more pronounced in flavor than popular nuts like cashews. Their tender consistency blends well to create rich, plant milk. But tell us how it tastes to you. After you buy and try Lavva Plant Milk, please leave your unbiased rating and review below. It helps others!
Ingredients: pili nut milk (organic coconut water, filtered water, pili nuts). contains: pili nut (tree nut) and coconut.
Nutrition (per 8 ounces): 140 calories, 11g fat, 10g carbs, 0g fiber, 4g sugars (includes 0g added sugars), 3g protein.*
Ingredients: pili nut milk (organic coconut water, filtered water, pili nuts), organic unsweetened fair trade cocoa, organic maca root powder, dates, organic mesquite powder, himalayan salt. contains: pili nut (tree nut) and coconut.
Nutrition (per 8 ounces): 110 calories, 7g fat, 8g carbs, 0g fiber, 6g sugars (includes 0g added sugars), 4g protein.*
The Facts on Lavva Plant Milk
Price: $5.49 per 28-ounce bottle
Availability: Lavva Plant Milk is launching at Whole Foods stores in the U.S.
Certifications: Lavva Plant Milk is Non-GMO Verified.
Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Lavva Plant Milk is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, peanut-free, soy-free, oil-free, added sugar-free, vegan, vegetarian, and paleo. It might also suit some keto diet needs.*
For More Product Information: Visit the Lavva website at lovvelavva.com.
*Always read the ingredient and nutrition statement prior to consumption. Ingredients, processes, and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company or product. Contact the company to discuss their manufacturing processes if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. No food product can be guaranteed “safe” for every individual’s needs. You should never rely on ingredient and allergen statements alone if dealing with a severe food allergy.
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As I did not see lumps or have weird smells or any of that. I find it to be a great alternative to some of the almond coconut products that have many more ingredients in them. I like the clean aspect of this and it foams great and takes care of my need to have half-and-half in my morning coffee. Thank you!!!
Creamy? Not at all.
I have 3 bottles of the chocolate. I’m downing this bottle purely for the nutritional benefits. The other two I’ll be using in smoothies. The plant milk made from Peas by bottlehouse is a far more enjoyable plant milk.
Chocolate plant milk
Horrible!! So many chunks in the milk and it doesn’t expire for another 3 months?? So gross. I’m vegan and love my plant milks but this one ain’t it yuck! Wish I could get my money back
Takes a while to get used to
I came across this page looking for more info on this product. On my first sip, it tasted like the milk was spoiled. But after the second sip, I realized I was drinking something very fresh and untouched. Similar to how you would feel after drinking coconut water straight from a coconut. Happy to see more clean options of milk that are derived from pili nuts. A superfood in many countries such as the Philippines.
taste and texture of whole cows milk
I love it. when you shake it in the bottle, it even foams up like whole cows milk. after drinking a glass, one feels satisfied. i tried both regular and chocolate, and both are equally good. The chocolate has a nice rich chocolatey taste
Takes some getting used to
Nutty and chocolatey and yes, slightly bitter at first, but give your taste buds a chance to adapt. Remember, this is unlike any of the processed foods you’ve been force-fed your entire life, so of course it’s going to taste different. Think of it this way: You won’t chug it like the gallon of processed sugar chocolate milk that you grew up on!
I think my favorite part of it is the texture, or lack thereof. Most nut milks have that gross gelatinous texture from added gums, stabilizers, emulsifiers. Lavva has none of that. It feels like “normal” milk in the mouth. That’s why I give it 5 stars. 5 for effort. I’d probably rate it 4 for overall taste, but 5 for using only 8 real food ingredients.
Clean dairy free chocolate milk
Tested pretty decent and lowed that it was light in sugar. A bit expensive for the quantity so taking one star off for it.
Excited to try chocolate milk without any added sugar, but it didn’t taste good
Chocolate Lavva Milk
I was excited to try a new plant milk, and the fact that it is made with pili nuts interested me a lot, however, it was not very good at all. Would not recommend.