Kiril Mischeff is one of the UK’s largest coconut milk suppliers. Lower in fat than coconut cream, coconut milk is available as 17/19% fat content down to 5/7% fat content.
It’s a tasty and highly versatile product, used by food manufacturers in a wide range of applications including sauces and ready meals.
- 20kg bag in box
- 200kg drums
- 3kg pouches
- 400g cans
What is coconut milk?
Not to be confused with coconut water (which flows naturally from a coconut when opened), coconut milk is made by mixing grated coconut flesh with water. The thickness of the coconut milk depends on the amount of water which is added.
What is the difference between coconut milk and coconut cream?
It’s a popular ingredient in Asian cooking, forming the base for many sauces, curries and soups, and can also be used as a replacement for regular milk in a wide range of drinks.
Is coconut milk healthy?
Coconut cream is essentially a thicker version of coconut milk, made by adding little or no water to the ground-down coconut flesh. In fact, many coconut milks will often separate in the container, leaving a layer of coconut cream at the top (just as cream rises in regular milk).
Is coconut milk suitable for vegans?
Some coconut milk manufacturers add emulsifiers for this reason – to ensure that separation doesn’t occur.
As a UK-based coconut milk supplier, Kiril Mischeff are health-aware. Coconut milk is high in saturated fat, but is cholesterol free and rich in a significant number of nutrients. It’s therefore fine to enjoy as part of a balanced diet, despite its high calorie count.
Yes, coconut milk is a non-dairy product, and therefore ideal as a vegan alternative to regular cow’s milk. With a sweet coconut taste, it adds delicious flavour to coffees and hot chocolates – making it a popular choice ahead of other lactose-free milks such as almond milk or soy milk.