Best Almond Milk Brands to Buy (Carrageenan Free & Organic Options)

We've listed out some of the best almond milk brands and flavors you can buy here. Our list makes it easy to find which ones are carrageenan free, non-gmo and organic if that's you're jam!

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Ah, almond milk. It was probably the first soy-free vegan milk carried in most coffee shops across the U.S. It's naturally sweet, wonderfully nutty and full of antioxidants and Vitamin E. These days, almond milk is almost as big as soy milk. Maybe bigger in terms of popular opinion.

Let's check out the products...

Best Almond Milk Brands


Blue Diamond Almond Breeze

Blue Diamond Almond Milk has the non-GMO label and carrageenan- free options.

Original

Probably sitting on the shelf next to Almond Dream milks, Almond Breeze Original is light with a muted sweetness. It's a good transitional milk if you're just making the switch from soy or dairy milk. All of the Almond Breeze flavors are vitamin-fortified.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Cane Sugar, Calcium Carbonate, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Sunflower Lecithin, Gellan Gum, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2, D-Alpha-Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E).

Unsweetened Original

An excellent choice for people who are limiting their sugar intake.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Calcium Carbonate, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Sunflower Lecithin, Gellan Gum, Natural Flavors, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2, D-Alpha-Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E).

Vanilla

On the sweeter side with 13 grams of sugar per serving.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Cane Sugar, Calcium Carbonate, Natural Flavors, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Sunflower Lecithin, Gellan Gum, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2, D-Alpha-Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E).

Unsweetened Vanilla

Very low-carb and low-calorie. In general, reviewers don't seem to miss the sugar.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Calcium Carbonate, Natural Flavors, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Sunflower Lecithin, Gellan Gum, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2, D-Alpha-Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E).

Chocolate

Thick with a deep chocolate flavor.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Cane Sugar, Cocoa (Dutch Process), Calcium Carbonate, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Natural Flavors, Sunflower Lecithin, Gellan Gum, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2, D-Alpha-Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E).

Unsweetened Chocolate

It can be tough to find unsweetened chocolate vegan milks, so we appreciate this one.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Calcium Carbonate, Cocoa (Dutch Process), Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Natural Flavors, Sunflower Lecithin, Gellan Gum, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2, D-Alpha-Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E).

Reduced Sugar Original

Only three grams of sugar.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Cane Sugar, Calcium Carbonate, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Sunflower Lecithin, Gellan Gum, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2, D-Alpha-Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E).

Reduced Sugar Vanilla

A teeny bit sweet, this is a milk you can bake with, drink straight or eat with cereal.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Cane Sugar, Calcium Carbonate, Natural Flavors, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Sunflower Lecithin, Gellan Gum, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2, D-Alpha-Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E).

Note: Blue Diamond also produces various almond milk blends with cashews and coconut. See Blue Diamond's website for more information.


Orgain

Orgain has almond milks that are Organic, Non-GMO and Carrageenan-Free.

Here's a few of their best tasting almond milks...

Unsweetened Vanilla

The pea protein milk maker's answer to the almond milk demand. It's bee-friendly, and the Unsweetened Vanilla might entice those soy-free, sugar-leery individuals who like the taste of almond milk but want more protein. Note: contains pea protein.

Organic Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Organic Almonds), Organic Pea Protein, Organic Natural Flavors, Contains 1% Or Less Of The Following: Tricalcium Phosphate, Organic Rice Bran Extract, Tripotassium Citrate, Gellan Gum, Sea Salt, Organic Locust Bean Gum, Natural Flavor, Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2).

Lightly Sweetened Vanilla

With added sugar (seven grams per serving), but not as much as some other brands. Note: contains pea protein.

Ingredients: Organic Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Organic Almonds), Organic Pea Protein, Organic Cane Sugar, Organic Natural Flavors, Contains 1% Or Less Of The Following: Tricalcium Phosphate, Organic Rice Bran Extract, Tripotassium Citrate, Gellan Gum, Sea Salt, Organic Locust Bean Gum, Natural Flavor, Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2).


Oakhurst (Almond Goodness)

Oakhurst Almond Milk has the non-GMO label and carrageenan-free options.

See Oakhurst on Walmart.com

Here's one of our favorite products that they offer.

Chocolate

Sold in half-gallons at participating Walmart stores, Almond Goodness Chocolate Almondmilk may not be very easy to find, but that's probably because Oakhurst only recently created its line of almond milks (in 2014).

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Cane Syrup, Cocoa Processed With Alkali, Natural Flavor, Sea Salt, Gellan Gum, Xanthan Gum, Sunflower Lecithin, Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Acetate, Zinc Gluconate, Riboflavin (B2), Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D2, Sodium Ascorbate (Vitamin C).


Silk

Silk Almond Milk has the non-GMO label and carrageenan-free options.

Original

Contains a selection of added vitamins and minerals.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Cane Sugar, Contains Less Than 2% Of: Vitamin & Mineral Blend (Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Acetate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2), Sea Salt, Natural Flavor, Sunflower Lecithin, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum, Ascorbic Acid (To Protect Freshness).

Organic Original

At least right now, this is Silk's only organic almond milk. You can add a touch of vanilla extract at home if you prefer it flavored.

Ingredients: Organic Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Organic Almonds), Organic Cane Sugar, Contains 2% Or Less Of: Vitamin And Mineral Blend (Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Acetate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2), Sea Salt, Organic Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum.

Vanilla

Though this is still a popular flavor, some lament the recent recipe makeover and say they prefer the previous formula.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Cane Sugar, Contains Less Than 2% Of: Vitamin & Mineral Blend (Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Acetate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2), Sea Salt, Natural Flavor, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum, Ascorbic Acid (To Protect Freshness).

Dark Chocolate

This is a winner. Try it as a creamer.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Cane Sugar, Contains 2% Or Less Of: Cocoa (Processed With Alkali), Vitamin And Mineral Blend (Calcium Carbonate, Sodium Ascorbate [Vitamin C], Vitamin E Acetate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2), Sea Salt, Natural Flavor, Sunflower Lecithin, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum.

Unsweetened

Again, not everyone is digging the new formula, but overall, it maintains its influence.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Contains Less Than 2% Of: Vitamin & Mineral Blend (Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Acetate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2), Sea Salt, Natural Flavor, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum, Ascorbic Acid (To Protect Freshness).

Unsweetened Vanilla

Lovely in lattes without added sugar.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Contains Less Than 2% Of: Vitamin & Mineral Blend (Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Acetate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2), Sea Salt, Natural Flavor, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum, Ascorbic Acid (To Protect Freshness).

Light Original

Low in calories and sugar.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Contains Less Than 2% Of: Vitamin & Mineral Blend (Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Acetate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2), Cane Sugar, Sea Salt, Natural Flavor, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum, Ascorbic Acid (To Protect Freshness).

Light Vanilla

Nine grams of sugar per serving compared with 13 in the regular vanilla.

Original Almond Coconut Blend

Silk's almond milk is made creamier with added coconut. This is a good sipper. Note: contains coconut.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Coconutmilk (Filtered Water, Coconut Cream), Contains 2% Or Less Of: Vitamin And Mineral Blend (Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Acetate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2), Cane Sugar, Sea Salt, Natural Flavor, Sunflower Lecithin, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum.

Unsweetened Almond Coconut Blend

A good replacement for dairy milk. Drink it straight or use it in cooking and baking. Note: contains coconut.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Coconutmilk (Filtered Water, Coconut Cream), Contains 2% Or Less Of: Vitamin And Mineral Blend (Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Acetate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2), Sea Salt, Natural Flavor, Sunflower Lecithin, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum.


Califia Farms

Califia Almond Milk has non-gmo and carrageenan-free options.

Here are some nice flavors of almond milk from Califia Farms...

Original

Like other Califia Farms almond milks, Original is advertised as kosher, non-GMO and gluten, soy and carrageenan-free. Luxuriously smooth, it's a vegan gem.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Water, Almonds), Pure Cane Sugar, Sunflower Lecithin, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Natural Flavors, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum.

Unsweetened

This one wins over many who don't usually like the sugar-free vegan milks.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Water, Almonds), Calcium Carbonate, Sunflower Lecithin, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Natural Flavors, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum.

Vanilla

Califia Farms is known for making high-quality milks like this one without an excess of sugar (Vanilla has three grams per eight-ounce serving.)

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Water, Almonds), Pure Cane Sugar, Natural Flavors, Sunflower Lecithin, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum

Unsweetened Vanilla

Packed with calcium and very drinkable without added sugar.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Water, Almonds), Sunflower Lecithin, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Natural Flavors, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum.

Barista Blend

Definitely for coffeeheads. This milk is designed to foam like dairy milk for lattes.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Water, Almonds), Pure Cane Sugar, Calcium Carbonate, Sunflower Lecithin, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Natural Flavors, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum.

Unsweetened Barista Blend

All the charm of Barista Blend without any sugar.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Water, Almonds), Calcium Carbonate, Sunflower Lecithin, Sea Salt, Natural Flavors, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum, Potassium Citrate.

Chocolate Coconut

Dreamily creamy, Chocolate Coconut has less sugar than other chocolate almond milks. Note: contains coconut.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Water, Almonds), Cane Sugar, Coconut Cream, Cocoa Powder (processed with alkali), Calcium Carbonate, Natural Flavors, Sea Salt, Sunflower Lecithin, Potassium Citrate, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum.

Toasted Coconut

Rather understated in its coconut flavor, this almond-coconut blend will give your smoothies a tropical flair. Note: contains coconut.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Water, Almonds), Coconut Cream, Sunflower Lecithin, Sea Salt, Natural Flavors, Potassium Citrate, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum, Monk Fruit Extract.

Toasted Oats N' Almond

Sugar-free and unsurprisingly granola-like. Note: contains oats (the brand's website indicates that Toasted Oats N' Almond is gluten-free).

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Water, Almonds), Oat Bran, Calcium Carbonate, Sea Salt, Sunflower Lecithin, Potassium Citrate, Natural Flavors, Gellan Gum.

Choca-Maca

Maca is a Peruvian root believed to impart multiple health benefits. Choca-Maca will certainly cure your chocolate cravings. Plus, one serving has eight grams of protein. Note: contains pea protein.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Water, Almonds), Cane Sugar, Pea Protein Isolate, Cocoa Liquor, Cocoa Powder (Processed with Alkali), Natural Flavors, Calcium Carbonate, Brown Rice Protein, Maca Root, Sunflower Lecithin, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Monk Fruit Juice Concentrate, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum.


Pacific

Pacific Almond Milk has the Non-GMO Label and some options without carrageenan.

Here are some Pacific Almond Milk products to try...

Original

Pacific uses roasted almonds for a more pronounced almond flavor. This is another easy-to-find almond milk.

Ingredients: Water, Cane Sugar*, Ground Almonds*, Contains 1% Or Less Of: Gellan Gum, Natural Flavor*, Potassium Citrate, Sea Salt, Sodium Citrate, Vanilla Extract*, Vitamin D2, Xanthan Gum. *Organic.

Vanilla

A smooth, nutty vanilla.

Ingredients: Almond Base (Water, Almonds*)*, Dried Cane Syrup*, Potassium Citrate, Sea Salt, Natural Vanilla Flavor With Other Natural Flavors, Carrageenan, Riboflavin (B2), Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2. *Organic.

Unsweetened Original

Great for cooking due to its lack of added sugar (unless a nutty flavor will really distract from the dish).

Ingredients: Almond Base (Water, Almonds*)*, Rice Starch*, Sea Salt, Vanilla*, Natural Flavor, Carrageenan, Riboflavin (B2), Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2. *Organic.

Unsweetened Vanilla

You won't miss the sugar.

Ingredients: Water, Ground Almonds*, Contains 1% Or Less Of: Gellan Gum, Natural Flavor*, Rice Starch*, Sea Salt, Vanilla Extract*, Vitamin D2, Xanthan Gum. *Organic.

Chocolate

This seems to be available only in an eight-ounce size. Sugar content is on the high side (17 grams in a serving).

Ingredients: Almond Base (Water, Almonds*)*, Dried Cane Syrup*, Cocoa Powder*, Chocolate*, Natural Flavor, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Carrageenan, Riboflavin (B2), Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2. *Organic.


So Delicious

So Delicious Almond Milk is Non-GMO and has carrageenan free options.

Unsweetened

The premier purveyor of vegan frozen treats makes this almond milk by the shelf-stable quart so you can stock up. It has the lowest amount of calories per cup that we've seen (25) and a decent boost of calcium and Vitamin A.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Contains 2% Or Less Of: Vitamin And Mineral Blend (Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Acetate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2), Sea Salt, Natural Flavor, Sunflower Lecithin, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum, Ascorbic Acid (To Protect Flavor).

Vanilla

This is a higher-sugar vanilla almond milk (13 grams per serving). at least it's vitamin and mineral-fortified.

Ingredients: Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Cane Sugar, Contains 2% Or Less Of: Vitamin And Mineral Blend (Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Acetate, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2), Sea Salt, Natural Flavor, Sunflower Lecithin, Locust Bean Gum, Gellan Gum, Ascorbic Acid (To Protect Flavor).


Elmhurst

Elmhurst Almond Milk is Non-GMO and has carrageenan free options.

Milked Almonds

The carton is quite fancy and the milk has five times the amount of protein (five grams per serving) that we've seen in other brands that don't rely on additional ingredients to up the protein. Elmhurst claims to use a heck of a lot more nuts than other brands, so that might be why.

Ingredients: Filtered Water, Almonds, Cane Sugar, Salt, Natural Flavors.

Unsweetened Milked Almonds

Gotta love the simple ingredients. Sturdy enough to put in your coffee.

Ingredients: Filtered Water, Almonds.


Simply Balanced

Simply Balanced has the non-GMO description on Target.

See Simply Balanced at Target.com

Original

Target brand Original Almondmilk is non-GMO and enhanced with vitamins and minerals. If you already do your grocery shopping at Target, it's definitely a convenient vegan milk option.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Evaporated Cane Syrup, Calcium Carbonate, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Carrageenan, Sunflower Lecithin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2 And D-Alpha-Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E).

Unsweetened

The no-sugar variety.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Calcium Carbonate, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate Carrageenan, Sunflower Lecithin, Vitamin A Plamitate, Vitamin D2 And D-Alpha-Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E).

Vanilla

The oh-so-popular vanilla version.

Ingredients: Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Evaporated Cane Syrup, Calcium Carbonate, Natural Vanilla Flavor With Other Natural Flavors, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Carrageenan, Sunflower Lecithin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2 And D-Alpha-Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E).

Unsweetened Vanilla

Sugar-free and breakfast-ready.

Ingredients: Almond Milk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Calcium Carbonate, Natural Vanilla Flavor With Other Natural Flavors, Sea Salt, Potassium Citrate, Carrageenan, Sunflower Lecithin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2 And D-Alphatocopherol (Natural Vitamin E).


Almond Dream or Dream Blends

Almond Dream or Dream Blends has non-GMO carrageenan free options, but they recently seem to have changed their name/branding.

Unsweetened

This should be easily accessible in the shelf-stable aisle of the grocery store. It's non-GMO and supplemented with a variety of nutrients. 

Ingredients: Almond Base (Filtered Water, Almonds), Sunflower Lecithin, Tapioca Starch, Tricalcium Phosphate, Carrageenan, Sea Salt, Gellan Gum, Natural Flavors, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin E (D-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate), Vitamin D2, Vitamin B12.

Pumpkin Spice

Oh yes, Almond Dream makes a pumpkin spice almond milk, and the pumpkin spice-everything saga continues. We're not complaining!

Ingredients: Almond Base (Filtered Water, Almonds), Evaporated Cane Syrup, Pumpkin, Natural Flavors, Sunflower Lecithin, Guar Gum, Tricalcium Phosphate, Gellan Gum, Annatto Extract, Sea Salt, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Vitamin E (D-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate), Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2, Vitamin B12.


More Vegan Milks

Love almond milk?

Discover more nut and plant-based milks you might like.

Check out our list of types of vegan milks here.

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