As a growing number of Americans give up dairy, the food industry continues offering more plant-based options. Case in point: TCBY (The Country’s Best Yogurt) just announced its partnership with Silk to introduce the first ever national almond milk-based dairy-free frozen yogurt option.
TCBY, the largest U.S. retailer of soft-serve frozen yogurt, now serves non-dairy Silk chocolate almond frozen yogurt in all of its more than 400 locations nationwide. It’s vegan, gluten-free and soy-free. Plus, TCBY lets you add your own toppings such as raspberries, coconut or peanut butter.
You’ll also find several dairy-free sorbet options on TCBY’s menu, though in recognition of the increase in demand for dairy-free foods, the company wanted to create something more “indulgent,” leading to the Silk partnership.
Dustin Finkel, senior director for TCBY’s parent company Famous Brands International, says, “we created a flavor that’s not only going to be attractive to the alternative-dairy crowd, but with our average consumer, as well.”
According to QSR magazine, this non-dairy frozen yogurt will be available for at least 12 weeks but TCBY has yet to determine if it’ll continue offering it after this initial run or if new flavors will become available. So be sure to check it out soon, and let TCBY know that whether we’re concerned about our health, the planet or animals, offering dairy-free options is win-win.