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Hey,<br><br>
IS just read the other night (at another forum...ssshhh) about all Oatly now being vegan, and sure enough, it's true. Anything fortified item with a bb date of 2012 or later has D2 in it, instead of D3.<br><br>
Their stuff still isn't vegan certified or in any other way labeled as suitable for vegans, which I find a bit odd. I sent them an email enquiring about this, and thanking them for veganizing all of their products.<br><br>
Info about what they sell here: <a href="http://www.oatly.co.uk/" target="_blank">http://www.oatly.co.uk/</a> (also contact information)
 

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I had no idea they weren't in the first place <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/blank.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":|"><br><br>
Oh well, at least I can keep drinking 'em.
 

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Interesting. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"> I always buy the organic anyway but it's good to know that I can get the fortified if they don't have organic instead of going without.<br><br>
Bran flakes, strawberries and raspberries with oatly. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/drool.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":drool:">
 

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Is the organic the orange box one? That's what I get for IS, since it was the only unfortified one, but I think I never realized it was organic!
 

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That's good news.<br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>beanstew</strong> <a href="/forum/post/2944409"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Bran flakes, strawberries and raspberries with oatly. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/drool.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":drool:"></div>
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Which bran flakes do you buy?<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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Oh wait, were some of them vegan before anyway? Maybe I've been using the vegan one all along.
 

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It was only the fortified stuff that was unvegan before, due to the Vitamin D.
 

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I didn't know whether Oatly was vegan or not, but always presumed it was. I've never bought it before, sticking to unsweetened soya milk instead. I've bought coconut milk in the past, but soya has been my preference for years. How does Oatly differ in taste from soya milk and/or coconut milk? Folic acid doesn't appear in the soya milk I buy, so I might give Oatly enriched a go this week <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>IamJen</strong> <a href="/forum/post/2945066"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Is the organic the orange box one? That's what I get for IS, since it was the only unfortified one, but I think I never realized it was organic!</div>
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Yep, the orange one. Just organic oats, water and a bit of sea salt. Yum!<br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Pixie</strong> <a href="/forum/post/2945103"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Which bran flakes do you buy?<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"></div>
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Organic ones from Whole Foods. Co-op used to have vegan ones but I haven't seen them for a while. The Whole Foods one are quite expensive so I only get them when they're on special.<br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Healthy Vegan Lady</strong> <a href="/forum/post/2945948"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
I didn't know whether Oatly was vegan or not, but always presumed it was. I've never bought it before, sticking to unsweetened soya milk instead. I've bought coconut milk in the past, but soya has been my preference for years. How does Oatly differ in taste from soya milk and/or coconut milk? Folic acid doesn't appear in the soya milk I buy, so I might give Oatly enriched a go this week <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"></div>
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I find Oatly to be quite malty and sweeter than plain soya milk. I don't like soya milk much so stick with oat and rice milks.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>beanstew</strong> <a href="/forum/post/2946014"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Organic ones from Whole Foods. Co-op used to have vegan ones but I haven't seen them for a while. The Whole Foods one are quite expensive so I only get them when they're on special.</div>
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Okay, all the ones I have seen have honey in them.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/rolleyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":rolleyes:">
 

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Doesn't Kelloggs have some vegan ones (bran flakes/sticks)? I've bought some when we've been on holiday, but I don't really do breakfast at home so often. I think H&B has some too.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>IamJen</strong> <a href="/forum/post/2946112"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Doesn't Kelloggs have some vegan ones (bran flakes/sticks)? I've bought some when we've been on holiday, but I don't really do breakfast at home so often. I think H&B has some too.</div>
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Yeah, I think some Kelloggs are okay but normally buy organic cereals with as little in as possible as it makes working out what is vegan easy <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"> H&B do nice bran sticks, I love them with banana and sultanas. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/lick.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":lick:"><br><br>
I love cereals! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/grin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":D">
 

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^ I will have to check!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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Ditto on the cereal love. I would eat it for dinner if I didn't live with someone pickier <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/tongue3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":p">
 

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I haven't eaten cereal much at all since giving up milk. I don't like soy on it, it tastes weird IMO.<br><br>
I miss it <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":(">
 

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Have you tried rice or almond milk? Almond milk, or that Hazelnut-Rice Dream stuff are what I prefer.
 

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I found out about this six months ago and told the Vegetarian Society's local contacts, who didn't believe me. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/bigcry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":cry:">
 

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<div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>IamJen</strong> <a href="/forum/post/2947107"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Have you tried rice or almond milk? Almond milk, or that Hazelnut-Rice Dream stuff are what I prefer.</div>
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I've tried rice milk, which is fine with things in it (like cocoa powder), but I'm not a fan of it on its own. I've not tried almond milk, I'll have to see if I can find some.<br><br>
I was a massive milk addict - used to go through four pints a day. On my own. Psychologically, I'm having a tough time finding a replacement.
 

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That coconut stuff is alright, that'd probably be nice on cereal. Hang on... It's called <a href="http://www.karadairyfree.com/" target="_blank">Kara</a> (and is ridiculously difficult to track down on Google).
 

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Just thought I should bump this thread to say that I've just tried an oat milk by Provamel. Since I'm an experienced plant milk taster who have tested many different plant milks over a number of years, I thought you would appreciate my review of how to these two oat milks compare: Provamel vs Oatly.<br><br>
First off: Taste. Okay, it's pretty simple: Oatly is the drink of the gods whereas Provamel kinda sucks. I was extremely disappointed. It sort of reminds me of some of the rice milks I've had, none of which have been very good.<br><br>
Second comparison: Ingredients. Except for the organic Oatly (which has no added oils), the other Oatlys contain the superior rapeseed oil. In contrast, the inferior Provamel oat milk contains inferior sunflower oil. Oatly wins again.
 
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