Dairy Farmers Think Almond Milk Is Bogus But Americans Love It

  • Farmers switching to almonds amid mounting demand for nut
  • Popularity of plant-based beverages challenges cows’ milk

California is tops in the U.S. for both dairy production (about one-third more than No. 2 Wisconsin) and almonds (80 percent of global output).

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Milk, the kind from cows, is still Americans’ favorite complement to a peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich. But it’s feeling the heat from milk, the kind from almonds.

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