Oatly new $200 million investment signals the future of milk.
Oatly is arguably the world’s best plant-based milk.
This is the consensus from vegans, lactose intolerants, and plant-based warriors from around the world.
In news from the investment and financial world overnight, Oatly through Blackstone Investments has secured $200 million dollars to further expand its reach into new and emerging markets. The company hope that the new cash injection will allow them to open new plants and create new jobs in Europe, The United States & Asia.
In the latest investment round, there are some pretty heavy-hitting new names including Oprah, Howard Schultz (Starbucks), Natalie Portman, and Jay-Z.
The investment and those investing are certainly sending a pretty big signal to the world…the future of milk is changing! For those in the know are getting on board is a smart move, with more and more people looking at alternative milk products. The shift in consumer sentiment comes down to the changing ethics of Gen Y & Z primarily who are leading the charge. With issues like animal welfare, lactose intolerance and climate change, we don’t need to tell you the benefits of plant-based over dairy milk are mounting quickly.
Oatly is even working to assist those farmers willing to move into oat production and convert their operations in order to move into the future. So if you are interested in exploring plant based milk take a look here at our list of Top Plant-Based Milks in Australia
And below is the news story as featured by Reuters.
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