Rice milk is a plant-based, nondairy beverage made primarily from milled rice and water. It is marketed as an allergy-friendly, easy-to-digest, vegan substitute for cow's milk. Similar to other plant-based beverages, rice milk usually has an opaque white or beige color and creamy texture resembling that of cow's milk. This new 4-page publication of the UF/IFAS Food Science and Human Nutrition Department describes how rice milk is made, its ingredients and nutrient profile, and potential health benefits and risks of consumption. Written by Meagan Lamothe, Daniela Rivero-Mendoza, and Wendy J. Dahl.
The documents contained on this website are copyrighted by the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) for the people of the State of Florida. UF/IFAS retains all rights under all conventions, but permits free reproduction by all agents and offices of the Cooperative Extension Service and the people of the State of Florida. Permission is granted to others to use these materials in part or in full for educational purposes, provided that full credit is given to the UF/IFAS, citing the publication, its source, and date of publication.