Danone North America has launched its latest plant-based product offering, Silk Kids Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative.

The product received its debut during Danone’s Little Bites, Bit Impact virtual panel, during which leading experts discussed the challenges surround children’s nutrition and food accessibility.

The latest innovation from the Silk brand is fortified with calcium and vitamin D, is peanut-free, gluten-free, lactose-free and non-GMO Project verified.

“This is a crucial time for parents across the country, and Danone North America has convened an important conversation with industry experts to discuss the current challenges in children’s nutrition due to the Covid-19 pandemic,” said Lia Stierwalt, senior director of marketing for Silk Plant-Based Yogurt Alternatives.

“We are happy to announce the launch of Silk Kids Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative as part of the solution, expanding our company’s kid’s portfolio and platform with a delicious plant-based option that kids love, and parents can feel good about.”

The new yogurt alternative comes in three flavours – mixed berry, apple cinnamon and strawberry – and will be available in selected retail from December 2020.