Dairy swaps

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Dairy swaps

Just can’t function without your morning flat white? Simply cannot live without cheese? Well we have great news for you! There has never been such a wide variety of dairy-free options available to suit all tastes and uses. Below are some tried and true dairy-free foods we love. This is not an exhaustive list, we have included products that are easily accessible in New Zealand supermarkets, not speciality items.

New Zealand Dairy alternatives

Soy milk
Vitasoy (Soy Milky, Soy Milky Lite, Original, Protein-plus, Calci-plus)
Sanitarium So Good (Regular chilled, Regular, Lite, Vanilla)
Pure Harvest
Macro Organic (Regular, Lite)
Pams Plant-Based (Regular, Lite)
Alpro (Barista)

Almond milk
Vitasoy (Almond Milky, Probiotic)
Sanitarium So Good (Unsweetened, Unsweetened Chilled, Original Chilled, Original, Barista, Vanilla, High Protein, Almond & Coconut Unsweetened)
Pure Harvest (Unsweetened)
Macro Organic (Unsweetened, Original), Pams Plant-Based (Original, Unsweetened)
Alpro (Barista)
Isola Bio (Sugar-free)
Blue Diamond Almond Breeze (Unsweetened, Unsweetened Vanilla, Chocolate)
Little Island (Almond and oat blend)

Oat Milk
Vitasoy (Unsweetened, Oat Milky, Probiotic), Sanitarium So Good (No added sugar, Barista, Chocolate)
Boring Oat Milk (Barista, Regular)
Otis Oat Milk (Everyday one, Barista one, Chocolate one)
Oat-Ly (Original, Barista)
Isola Bio (Original)
Alpro (Barista)
Minor Figures
Little Island (Oat and coconut blend)

Coconut milk
Alpro (Barista)
Little Island (Orignal Coconut, Chocolate)
Sanitarium So Good (Unsweetened)
Pure Harvest (Coco Quench)
Vitasoy (Unsweetened)

Rice milk
Macro organic
Vitasoy (Unsweetened)


(Cheddar, Mozzarella, Garlic & Herb Cheddar, Spoked Paprika Cheddar, Mild Slices, Tasty Slices, Feta, Grated Cheese)

Angel Food

(Cream cheese, Parmesan, Mozzarella Block, Cheddar Block, Smoked Cheddar Block, Grated Cheese, Feta)


(Mozzarella block, Tasty slices, Cheddar slices, Grated Mozzarella)


(Ash, Chipotle, Cumin, Cotta, Casheta – marinated and plain)

Grater Goods

(Cream cheese, Boursan, Cashew Mozzarella)

The Collective 

(Raspberry Gourmet, Mango Gourmet, Boysenberry Gourmet, Unsweetened straight-up)

(Suckies: Strawberry, Mango)

(Epic Greek: Vanilla bean, Wild Berries)

Kingland Soy Yoghurt 

(Berries, Strawberry, Vanilla, Mango & Peach)

Raglan Coconut Yoghurt 

(Natural Greek Style, Vanilla Bean, Organic Blueberry, Boysenberry, New Zealand Feijoa & Pear, Organic Passionfruit, Caramel)

(Gourmet range: Organic Blackcurrent & Vanilla, Organic Raspberry & Lime, Plum & Vanilla Custard, 

(Kefir range: Gut Health, Cleansing, Energy, Immunity)

Plant Culture Coconut Yoghurt

(Natural, Vanilla, Strawberry, Tropical, Raspberry)

Zenzo Coconut Yoghurt

(Natural, Vanilla Bean, Mixed Berry with Acai, Mango Passion with Tumeric)

Cathedral Cove 

(Natural, Vanilla Bean, Blueberry, Kumeu Strawberry, Lite, Chocolate)

Little Island 

(Natural, Summer Fruits, Berries, Vanilla Bean)

Doctor’s Choice Bio Yoghurt

(Coconut Yoghurt, Passionfruit, Chocolate)

EasyYo Yoghurt Bases

(Original, Tropical)


Coconut Yoghurt Drops

Tip Top Vegan Trumpet 

(Boysenberry, Gluten Free Chocolate)

Little Island Coconut Ice Cream

(Chocolate, Vanilla Bean, Mint Choc Chip, Hokey Pokey, Mango Passion, Flat White, Triple Chocolate Raspberry, Coconut Caramel)

Kapiti Plant-Based

(Tub: Chocolate Fudge Brownie, Salted Caramel & Macadamia)

(On stick: Chocolate & Boysenberry, Vanilla Chocolate & Cookie, Dark Chocolate & Berry Sorbet)

Ben & Jerry’s Dairy-Free

(Salted Caramel Brownie, Sundae Berry Revolutionary, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Chocolate Fudge Brownie, Coconut Seven Layer Bar)

Magnum Dairy-Free

(Classic, Almond, Sea Salt Caramel)

NOM Mochi Bites

(Vanilla, Mango, Strawberry, Chocolate)

Tip Top Crave Dairy-Free

(Chocolate Honeycomb, Mango & Coconut, Salted Caramel Fudge)

Wāhiki Coconut Creamery

(Chocolate, Salted Caramel, Boysenberry, Vanilla, Strawberry Chocolate Crunch, Hokey Pokey, Mocha, Coffee Chocolate Crunch)

Halo Top Plant-Based

(Chocolate Hazelnut, Triple Chocolate Cake, Peanut Butter Chocolate Overload, Caramel Chocolate Pretzel, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough)

Dr. Feelgood

(Pink Lemonade, Cosmic Cola)

Nice Blocks

(Chocolate, Tropical, Lemonade, Feijoa, Raspberry, Apple & Mango, Vanilla Bean Cola, Passionfruit, Cherry, Green Apple, Pineapple)

Pams Plant-Based

(Salted Caramel, Vanilla Bean, Rich Chocolate)

Sanitarium So Good 

(Vanilla Bean)

Iso Cream

(Chocolate, Vanilla)

Duck Island

(Salted Chcolate Brownie, Passionfruit Coconut, Peanut Butter Cookie Dough, Coconut Caramel Sesame Chocolate Peanuts, Coconut Chocolate, Mango Passionfruit Sorbet, Strawberry Coconut Lime Leaf, Coffee Coconut Cream)

Wooden Spoon

(Peanut Butter Chip, Double Chocolate Fudge, Salted Caramel Hokey Pokey, Plum Plum)

Kohu Road

(Vanilla, Green Tea, Strawberry, Double Chocolate, Feijoa Sorbet, Dark Chocolate Sorbet, Plum Sorbet, Mango Sorbet, Strawberry Sorbet)


Cornetto (Soy)

Killinchy Gold

(Chocolate Hokey Pokey, Salted Caramel and Cashew)


(Raspberry & Coconut Bars, Dark Chocolate & Coconut Bars)

Cookie Time

(Double Chocolate Chunk Cookie Sandwich)


(Vegan block, vegan spreadable)


(Regular, Lite, Avocado, Cholesterol Lowering Buttery, Cholesterol Lowering Original)


(Original, Buttery, Olive Oil, Coconut Oil, Olive Lite, )


(Original, Hemp, Garlic)




(Buttery Dairy-free)

Flora Plant

(Orignial, Buttery)


(Excellence: 70% Cocoa, 70% Smooth Blend, 85% Cocoa, 90% Cocoa, 95% Cocoa)

(Vegan Smooth, Vegan Hazelnut, Vegan Salted Caramel)


(Blocks: Oat milk, Dark Ghana, Dark Cacao, Dark Block, Ghana Peppermint, Dark Almond, Rum and Raisin, Dark Ghana Fruit and Nut)

(Cocoa Lovers: 70% Samoa Smooth Dark,  76% Nicaragua Rich Dark, 86% Ghana Extra Dark, 92% Ghana Intense Dark)

(Artisan collection:  Black Doris Plum & Almond, Ginger & Mandarin, Wellington Roasted Supreme Coffee)

(Mini slabs: Dark Peppermint, Dark Orange, Almond and Cranberry)

+ Dark Chocolate Easter Egg, 50% Dark Chocolate Sante, Dark Ghana Bars, Dark Chocolate Squares

Pico Organic Chocolate Block

(Orange Crisp, Salted Caramel, Hazelnut Milk, Coconut Milk, Super Dark, Mint Crisp, Sea Salt, Almond Milk)


(Intense Dark 84% Cocoa)

Loving Earth Chocolate

(Salted Caramel, Creamy Coconut Mylk, White Chocolate, Hazelnut Mylk Chocolate, Mint Dark Chocolate, Salted Caramel Swayzee, Turkishly Delightful)

Sweet William

(Original Chocolate, Original Chocolate No Added Sugar, Dark Chocolate, White Delight, Chocolate Chips, White Chocolate with Stawberry Pieces)

Trade Aid

(Dark Raspberry, Classic Dark, Salt Toffee Crisp, Extra Dark, Pure Dark, Mint Crisp)


(Exceptionally Dark, Mint & Cocoa Nibs, Salted Caramel in Dark, Orange with Chilli, Toasted Hazelnut, Raspberries in Dark, Pistachios in Dark, Coffee in Madagascar, Amaranth & Sea Salt, Intense Dark, Original Dark)


(Bunnies, Reindeers, Easter Eggs, Advent Calendar, Bars)

Tony’s Chocolonely

(70% Dark Chocolate, 51% Almond Sea Salt Dark Chocolate)

Welington Chocolate Factory 

(Coconut Milk, Peru Dark, Vanuatu Dark, Oat Milk)


Love to cook?

Check out these delicious dairy-free recipes for plenty of mouth-watering inspiration.

Vegan cheese and spinach pie
Pumpkin and sage risotto
Cheese sauce
Pomegranate, Fennel & Nut Feta Salad
Cashew ice cream
Whipped cream
New York-style cheesecake
Chocolate chip cookies
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