From what I found, canned milk is pure coconut milk, while what i see in the packs is more like a coconut milk drink with lots of other ingridients. I did not try the packs, but the canned milk (i also found frozen in Asian stores) is not a good substitute, though it works well in dishes where it belongs - Asian dishes, smoothies, it is also OK in coffee. I normally drink black coffee, so i always forget to add it, but the taste is OK. The cartoned one is more likely to resemble cow milk (or soy milk) but i prefer a more natural product without sweeteners and other ingridients. I do not like the taste of coconuts too much, so i struggle to incorporate both milk and oil into my diet, but i feel that it does help with the weight loss. Strawberry smoothie with coconut milk is delicious.
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