Almond Milk is Not Milk
Letters to the Editor
February 13, 2020
To the Editor:
Artificial milk (almond juice) is not good for the environment.
According to Cranfield University (U.K.), to produce almond juice (so-called milk) it takes "blue water" to produce the fake stuff.
Blue water is water collected for human consumption and agriculture applications such as irrigation.
"Green water" is naturally occurring rain water that gets used by plants and trees.
A study done by professors from Cranfield University demonstrated the amount of water needed to produce dairy milk versus almond drink.
To produce the almond stuff it takes 170 gallons of water to c...