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Koko Dairy Free Original + Calcium UHT Milk Alternative 1L

4.5 out of 5 (47)

42 out of 47 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Great for weight watching! Fewer calories than skimmed milk – only 27cals per 100ml

life over 1 month *

Suitable for vegetarians

£1.39
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Price per litre: £1.39

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Product Description

Coconuts - A great source of nutrition
Coconuts are actually a fruit, not a nut, with a unique combination of nutrients that have made them a staple part of the diet of millions of people living in the tropics.
Coconuts are a rich source of medium chain fatty acids (MCFAs), fatty acids that are more easily digested than fats found in other oils.
Around 50% of these MCFA's are made up of lauric acid.

Rich in M.C.F.A.s
Consumption of 'good fats' is an important part of a balanced diet, contributing towards healthy cell function. The fat in coconut contains 60% medium chain fatty acids (MCFAs). Unlike saturated animal fats, MCFAs are not readily stored in the body but are digested and used as energy by the body.

Product Information

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Storage

Store in a cool, dry place.
Once opened keep refrigerated and consume within 5 days and by date shown.

Prepare & Use

Kara Original is delicious cold or hot with:
Breakfast cereals.
Tea or coffee.
Sweet or savoury cooking.
On its own as a refreshing cold drink - 250ml provides 37.5% of the RDA of calcium.
Consult your GP or qualified dietician before using as a main milk source for infants under 2 years of age.
Shake well before use.

Country of Origin

Produce of the EU.

Manufacturer

Koko Dairy Free,
Coconut House,
15 Aston Court,
George Road,
Bromsgrove,
B60 3AL,
United Kingdom.

Package Type

Carton.

Nutrition

Allergen Information

  • Free From Dairy, Free From Gluten, Free From Lactose, Free From Soya\Soybeans

Ingredients

Filtered Water, Coconut Milk 8.4%, Fruit Extract Concentrate, Calcium Phosphate, Emulsifier: Sucrose Ester, Sea Salt, Colour: Natural Carotene

Dietary Information

Suitable for Coeliacs
Free From Gluten
Free From Soya
Free From Lactose
Free From Artificial Colours
Free From Artificial Flavours

Nutritional Data

Typical Valuesper 100ml
Energy106kJ / 27kcal
Fat2.0g
of which
- saturates1.9
Medium Chain Fatty Acids (MCFA's)
- Caprylic Acid0.2g
- Capric Acid0.1g
- Lauric Acid0.9g
- Mono-unsaturates0.1g
- Poly unsaturatesnil
- Cholesterolnil
Carbohydrate1.9g
- Sugars1.6g
- Lactosenil
Protein0.2g
Salt0.1g
Fibre0.1g
Calcium120mg (15% RDA*)
Vitamin D0.75µg (15% RDA*)
Vitamin B120.38µg (15% RDA*)
*RDA = of an adults Recommended Daily Amount


Reviews

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5

47 customers reviewed this product Average rating 4.5

42 out of 47 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

The best

I love this milk - taste is v good plus its healthy! Ocado, please don't stop supplying it (so difficult to find)!

Rating: 2 star out of 5

Tasted strange

I believe it is the filtered water they used which made it taste off and strange, like trying to filter out chlorine tap water but not succeeding. Could not taste the coconut at all. Will have to bin as it didn't taste right. The other brand of coconut one was nicer but is now out of stock. Disappointed after the good reviews.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

Light, Delicious and not too Sweet

I am not dairy intolerant but simply don't like the taste and smell of dairy milk. I haven't fared any better with milk alternatives such as soya which I find have their own peculiar flavour and are often far too sweet. This is the first milk alternative that I actually like. It is light and refreshing without any distinct flavour that I can distinguish. There may be the merest hint of coconut but that's about it. Somehow, they seem to have got the body just right for me and it is light without being too watery. A big bonus is that it is not loaded with sugar and has calcium. At last, after many years, I can now happily eat a bowl of cereal with this product.. It is also delicious blended with a ripe banana.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

perhaps the best option

This is a winner as it is fortified with calcium and doesn't have a hugely intrusive flavour or sweetness. My 2 sons are allergic/ intolerant to dairy - one can't have soy either so after a lot of trials, I'd say that coconut milk is the best. Rice milk isn't ok for children under 3 due to low level arsenic contamination (true!) Oat milk has a tendency to make everything taste like porridge and it also splits when making rice pudding - we used it for a long time until we discovered koko. Koko has a slight 'creamy' quality to it, which makes it feel a bit more like cow's milk rather than fancy water. It is fine in scrambled eggs and porridge - though I haven't yet tried it in white sauce or for poaching fish, etc. very subtle coconut flavour.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

Brilliant find

At the moment I can't have dairy, almond or soya so I was very pleased to discover this. It doesn't have a strong coconut flavour so it's fine to use for the whole family

Recipes

Cheat's Massaman Curry

Cheat's Massaman Curry

Quick version of a classic Massaman Curry. Massaman curries are cooked all over the Far East, unlike classic Thai green and red curries, which require fresh herbs and spices, the Massman uses a mixture of dried and fresh. The paste can be made up in larger batches and kept in the fridge for a week or frrozen for up to one month. Any meat can be used, chicken, beef, lamb, turkey, pork or duck or make a vegetarian version using a selection of vegetables or tofu. Children usually enjoy pounding the paste, if you're cooking this for children then reduce or leave out the chili.

45 mins

Sticky Rice with Mango

Sticky Rice with Mango

A classic Thai pudding and a hit with anyone who likes normal rice pudding. This is rice pudding with a twist, the twist being the coconut milk and fresh mango. You'll need to wash and drain the rice 10-20 times until the water runs clear to get rid of the starch - a great job for children. You can substitute granulated sugar for palm sugar but use palm sugar if you can as it has a lovely toffee flavour.

21 mins

Life guarantee
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** Matched to Tesco's standard retail price on 31-Aug-2014 at 02:56. See our Terms and Conditions for full details.
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