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So, here I am about to make myself a chai tea w/ chocolate soymilk (mmm, chocolate chai tea <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/tongue3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":p">) and I look at the label, and who is my soymilk (Sensational Soy) made by? Parmalat, one of Canada's major dairy industries. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/whack.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":whack:"><br><br>
So, who buys what soymilk that isn't run by a dairy corporation? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/huh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":confused:"><br><br><br><br>
Thanks! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/rockon.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":rockon:">
 

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Hmmm when my now 3 year old went to soy milk at a year and a half (he's not on it now) I used to buy huge 4L jugs of it at Save On Foods but I'm not sure who made it....it was a name I had never heard of before. Sorry I can't help more, but maybe it's worth looking into?
 

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I live in BC and I rarely drink milk but when I do I drink Rice Dream rice milk and I don't know who makes it.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>msbunnicula</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
I buy Silk. It's available in all of the major grocery stores near me (in Nova Scotia).</div>
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me too,but in montreal.
 

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I use So Nice Organic soy milk. I have perfer to avoid the soy isolates / processed soy that are found in some soy milks.<br><br><br><br>
I was looking for information on who owns So Nice and came across this neat little BC newsletter that has a soy milk comparison that includes company profiles and environmental information:<br><br><br><br><a href="http://www.earthsave.bc.ca/materials/archives/ESJanFeb2006.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.earthsave.bc.ca/materials...JanFeb2006.pdf</a>
 

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I like So Nice for plain soymilk but when I feel like Vanilla I love Vitasoy [also organic, whole soybeans.] It's made by an american company and I'm not so sure how easy it would be to find for you to find or who- oh look! It's on the article. At least it's not owned by a dairy company!
 

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Thanks everyone <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"><br><br>
I think I'll switch to Soy Good, it's available here and I've had it before and I like it.<br><br>
Thx for the info! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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Edit to remove double post. Yarrrrg <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/tongue3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":p">
 

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"Silk Soy Drink is owned by White Wave, which is owned by Dean Foods, whose main shareholders are Microsoft, General Electric, Philip Morris, Citigroup, Pfizer, Exxon/Mobil, Coca Cola, WalMart, PepsiCo, and Home Depot. "<br><br><a href="http://www.peacecouncil.net/pnl/03/718/718CorporateTakeover.htm" target="_blank">http://www.peacecouncil.net/pnl/03/7...teTakeover.htm</a><br><br><br><br>
"On the subject of soy milks, Silk, one of the greatest loved soy milks among vegetarians and others who don't drink cow's milk - is owned by Dean Foods, a leader in the dairy industry. Whitewave (owned by Dean) claim they use dairy machinery to process Silk soymilk, but sterilize the machinery so no dairy proteins are detected. What i don't get is why can't there be dedicated non-dairy machinery for soy milks anyways? You can read more about Dean Foods at: <a href="http://www.deanfoods.com/products/" target="_blank">www.deanfoods.com/products/</a>"<br><br><a href="http://www.veganporn.com/1052270562.html" target="_blank">www.veganporn.com/1052270562.html</a><br><br><br><br>
Moreover, Dean foods is the same company that makes Hersheys, Land-O-Lakes, Horizon(uses crowded feedlots), and other products.<br><br><br><br>
"SOY PROTEIN ISOLATE: NOT SO FRIENDLY<br><br><br><br><br><br>
Soy processors have worked hard to get these antinutrients out of the finished product, particularly soy protein isolate (SPI) which is the key ingredient in most soy foods that imitate meat and dairy products, including baby formulas and some brands of soy milk.<br><br><br><br><br><br>
SPI is not something you can make in your own kitchen. Production takes place in industrial factories where a slurry of soy beans is first mixed with an alkaline solution to remove fiber, then precipitated and separated using an acid wash and, finally, neutralised in an alkaline solution. Acid washing in aluminum tanks leaches high levels of aluminum into the final product. The resultant curds are spray- dried at high temperatures to produce a high-protein powder. A final indignity to the original soybean is high-temperature, high-pressure extrusion processing of soy protein isolate to produce textured vegetable protein (TVP)."<br><br><a href="http://www.advancedhealthplan.com/dangers_of_soy.html" target="_blank">www.advancedhealthplan.com/dangers_of_soy.html</a><br><br><br><br>
I currently drink rice milk btw.
 
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