Plamil Foods

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Plamil Foods Ltd is a British manufacturer of vegan food products.
In 1956, its vice-president, Leslie Cross, founded the Plantmilk Society; and in 1965, as Plantmilk Ltd and later Plamil Foods, it began production of one of the first widely distributed soy milks in the Western world.

List of vegetarian and vegan companies

List of vegetarian and vegan companies
Plamil Foods – British manufacturer of vegan food products.

Soy milk

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Founded in 1965, the company sells soy milk, horchata, egg-free mayonnaise, chocolate and carob bars.

Horchata

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Founded in 1965, the company sells soy milk, horchata, egg-free mayonnaise, chocolate and carob bars. The company sells organic unsweetened soy milk, horchata (tigernut milk), and egg-free mayonnaise in several flavours, including plain, lemongrass and tarragon.

Ceratonia siliqua

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Founded in 1965, the company sells soy milk, horchata, egg-free mayonnaise, chocolate and carob bars.

The Vegan Society

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The company began life in 1956 as the Plantmilk Society, which was set up by Leslie Cross, vice-president of the British Vegan Society, to explore how to produce a commercial soy milk as an alternative to dairy for vegans and others.

Plant milk

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Plant milks have been produced for hundreds of years, particularly in China.

Almond milk

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According to the Soyinfo Center, almond milk ("Almaund mylke") was first mentioned in English in The Forme of Cury (c. 1390).

The Forme of Cury

Forme of Cury
According to the Soyinfo Center, almond milk ("Almaund mylke") was first mentioned in English in The Forme of Cury (c. 1390).

Soybean

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There are early Western mentions of milk from the soy bean in June 1896 in the American Journal of Pharmacy and July 1897 in the United States Department of Agriculture's Farmer's Bulletin.

Soy formula

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The first soy milk and soy-based infant formula in the West was developed in 1909 by John Ruhräh, an American pediatrician.

Seventh-day Adventist Church

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Bottled soy milk was available commercially in China from the 1920s, and in 1931 Seventh-day Adventists in Madison, Tennessee, began production of soy milk fortified with calcium.

Vitasoy

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In 1940 Vitasoy in Hong Kong began selling soy milk door to door.

Vegetarian Society

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The Vegan Society emerged in 1944 as a result of a split within the British Vegetarian Society over whether vegetarians should consume dairy products and eggs.

Dairy product

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The Vegan Society emerged in 1944 as a result of a split within the British Vegetarian Society over whether vegetarians should consume dairy products and eggs.

Friends meeting house

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(As of 2015 one of C. Arthur Ling's sons, Adrian, is the managing director of Plamil Foods.) The first annual general meeting was held on 6 October 1956 at Friends' House in Euston Road, London.

Euston Road

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(As of 2015 one of C. Arthur Ling's sons, Adrian, is the managing director of Plamil Foods.) The first annual general meeting was held on 6 October 1956 at Friends' House in Euston Road, London.

Riboflavin

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It took several years of research and an investment of ₤20,000 to produce the soy milk, which was fortified with calcium and vitamins B2, B12 and D2.

Vitamin B12

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It took several years of research and an investment of ₤20,000 to produce the soy milk, which was fortified with calcium and vitamins B2, B12 and D2.

Ergocalciferol

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It took several years of research and an investment of ₤20,000 to produce the soy milk, which was fortified with calcium and vitamins B2, B12 and D2.

Iver

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In 1965 the society became a limited company, Plantmilk Ltd, with Cross as its first full-time employee, and began production of its milk, which it called Plantmilk, from a rented factory in Iver, Buckinghamshire.

Folkestone

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A group of 16 vegans later took out loans to buy the freehold of a factory in Folkestone, Kent.

Soil Association

The Soil Association
Their organic chocolate products are registered with the Soil Association.

Cyperus esculentus

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The company sells organic unsweetened soy milk, horchata (tigernut milk), and egg-free mayonnaise in several flavours, including plain, lemongrass and tarragon.

Animal Aid

Animal Aid Abroad
Products are available online from the company's website, Animal Aid and Amazon, and as of 2015 are sold by Waitrose and Holland & Barrett.