Elmhurst 1925
City: Elma, NY,
About Us
Elmhurst® is an innovative plant-based beverage company. All varieties are created through a unique HydroRelease™ method, which uses water to harness the full nutritional content of raw grains, nuts, or seeds.
We craft simple, nutritious and delicious plant-based nut, grain and seed-based alternatives. The products are naturally creamy with up to five times as many nuts than leading brands without the use of any added gums or emulsifiers.
Our unique method and packaging also allows for safe consumption over longer periods of time and the products boast a longer shelf life with no need to refrigerate before opening.
This game-changing process was developed by famous food technologist Dr. Cheryl Mitchell. First we use just water to separate the nutritional components of the nut or grain. Keeping these intact maintains their integrity for you to enjoy, both nutritionally and flavorfully, in the finished product.

Next, we put the nutrients back together as a thick, creamy, full-flavored emulsion. No added gums or emulsifiers are needed to hold the product together, giving all Elmhurst products a clean label of no more than six – and as few as two – ingredients.

This technology uses time, temperature, and hermetic sealing to create fully sterile beverages without need for preservatives. Each Elmhurst carton is shelf stable and can be safely stored at room temperature until opened.

Elmhurst products are versatile, with a variety of uses beyond drinking and cereal. These may include everything from coffee to cooking; smoothies to soups. Our cashew milk, for instance, works to barista standards in coffee, and can also be used in baking and sauces.

HydroRelease is a zero waste process, meaning all parts of the grain, nut, or seed are used. Our cartons are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and 100% recyclable in most US homes. Plant-based foods generally have a lower carbon footprint than their animal counterparts.