Hemp milk, also known as hemp seed milk is a plant milk made from hemp seeds that are ground and soaked in water. The outcome resembles milk in flavor, color, flavor and texture.
How it’s Made:
Hemp milk is made by whizzing a cup of hemp seeds with 3-4 cups of water, pitted medjool dates and a pinch of salt. Strain the mix through a cloth and refrigerate.(1)
Hemp milk naturally contains more calcium compared to dairy milk. It has protein and added benefits of omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids that promotes brain and heart health and is anti-inflammatory in the body.(2)
The nut taste is quite strong. Hemp milk may be considered as pricy and is low in calcium.(3)
Hemp was first use in Ancient China and India as food for humans and animals. Cultivation of this plant dates back to the beginnings of recorded history.(4)
Looking to the Future:
The rise in demand of hemp milks led to increase in the production. Consumers are opting non-dairy milk products because it is low cost and has high nutritional properties. Moreover, organic food will grow notably over the forecast time as there will be an increase in health awareness about the benefits of it.(5)