Mars launches vegan chocolate drink Mars Oat

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Chocolate producer Mars has expanded its vegan range by launching the new Mars Oat drink, following the release of Galaxy and Bounty drinks last year.

The confectionery company Mars has launched a dairy-free drink called Mars Oat. This comes after the company launched dairy-free drink versions of Galaxy and Bounty bars last year.

The milkshake is registered with the Vegan Trademark and certified by the Vegan Society. According to the Vegan Trademark, the drink is made with oat milk and is “bursting with a rich chocolatey taste and a hint of caramel”, with no added sugar.

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If you're a fan of that classic chocolate, caramel taste of Mars® then do we have a treat for you – the NEW Mars® Oat drink! Bursting with a rich chocolatey taste and a hint of caramel, the vegan Mars® Oat drink has no added sugar and is registered with the #VeganTrademark. Mars® Oat will be available in Asda from Monday 20th July – set your reminders! How much are you looking forward to it? Let us know in the comments and tag a fellow Mars fan!⁠ 🍫⁠ -⁠ PS. Did you know, the Bounty and Galaxy non-dairy drinks are also registered with the Vegan Trademark? – #mars #marsoatdrink #vegan #vegansociety #chocolate #chocolatedrink #veganchocolatedrink #vegandrinks #oatdrink #dairyfree #animalfree #noaddedsugar #whatvegansdrink #veganfood #vegansuk #plantbased #plantbaseddiet #vegandiet #vegansofinstagram #vegantreats #30yearsofvegan #30thanniversary

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This latest drink is available in Asda stores across the UK and will retail at £1.50 for 150ml.

However, this is not the only product from the company as Mars released three vegan Galaxy bars last year, flavoured ‘caramelised hazelnut’, ‘caramel and sea salt’ and ‘smooth orange’, with packaging made from wood fibre, making it sustainable. Its Bounty milkshake is made from coconut milk and Galaxy drink from oat milk.

Oat milk is the most preferred dairy alternative, due to its flavour, taste and texture being similar to cow’s milk. 

Mars is also working on “transforming” the way the company is running by incorporating sustainable measures like replacing plastic packaging, advancing global research on food safety challenges and how it purchases raw materials.

The conglomerate has laid out how much greenhouse emissions, water and land it aims to reduce by 2025, and has set ambitions they would like to achieve each year.

Read our guide to the best vegan chocolate brands in the UK by allplants.

Anam Alam
Anam Alam
Anam is a freelance writer for The Vegan Review and a student studying journalism. She is a passionate writer who possesses a range of skills ranging from audio, video, editorial and creative writing. Her goal is to educate the public and the world with stories that she feels need to be talked more about in society.