Nutritional needs change with age. Extra attention should be paid to adequate intake of protein, as it helps maintain muscle mass and bone health. The diet of elderly persons must be varied to support well-being and functionality—in other words, to enhance their quality of life.
Changes in the sense of taste and smell mean that food products for the elderly need to taste especially good. With Valio’s high protein nutritional ingredients and recipe expertise, you can develop nutritious and delicious food products that support healthy ageing.
Let’s grow old with safe and sustainable nutrition that tastes good!
Make desirable foods that are easy on the ageing digestive system.
You can help ease gastro-intestinal discomfort by reducing the lactose content in your food products. Valio Eila® lactose free milk powders help you do that, as they contain less than 0.1% of lactose. Make your products gut-friendly and easy to digest with Valio’s functional ingredients and patented food solutions:
When we age we start to lose bone, which can cause osteoporosis. Fractures from osteoporosis are a leading cause of disability among elderly. Mineral intake is an essential part of improved bone health and calcium is a crucial building block of bone tissue.
With the valuable minerals in Valio’s functional ingredients, you can help the elderly fight low bone mineral density, as it is a risk factor in the development of osteoporotic bone fractures. Improve the mineral intake and protein intake of older persons with Valio Eila® lactose free skimmed milk powder:
As we get older our muscles need special attention to stay active and strong. Protein provides the foundation of muscles. With Valio's solutions, you can increase the intake of the high-quality proteins and other nutrients essential for maintaining strength and activity.
Protein contributes to growth and maintenance of muscle mass. Protein in milk is of a very high quality and has an excellent nutritional value. You can easily increase the protein level of your product with Valio Eila® lactose free milk powders. Minerals are an important component in muscle synthesis, and vitamins maintain activity.
With Valio's all-natural pure ingredients, you can provide products that meet the spesific needs of elderly and naturally enhance their health and wellness.
Valio Eila® lactose free skimmed milk powder has a higher mineral and vitamin content than standard skimmed milk powder, enhancing the normal functions of the human body.
Blood and circulation
VALIO EILA® milk powders include a broad range of lactose reduced products. Great taste and properties for food industry applications.
Valio whey powders are produced from the highest quality – fresh whey from our own cheese plants. Powders are fully traceable to origin.
Valio has long experience in manufacturing milk powders, always using responsibly sourced milk from our own dairy farmers in Finland.
Valio base powders for baby foods are manufactured from Valio’s own fresh milk and whey in a new state-of-the-art facility.
Award winning Valio butter is produced to match the current trends - natural purity, craftsmanship, provenance and high quality ingredients.
Valio cheeses are made of the best natural ingredients and dedication to flavour and quality.
The manufacture of fruit and berry fillings, marmalades and jams takes place at Valio’s large, specialised facility at Suonenjoki, Finland.
Contact our food solutions team to learn more about the features and business benefits of Valio’s industrial food ingredients. We have people not bots answering you! Contact our food solutions team ›
At a global scale, it is estimated that by 2050, 30% or more of the population worldwide will be over 60 years old. As our most senior generations expand in numbers, they are living longer and more active lives. They are increasing the demand for healthier products that include more protein and vitamins, as well as functional foods designed to meet the specific needs of the active, yet ageing body.Read more ›
Consumers are increasingly aware of E numbers and food additives. Also the health and wellness trend and sugar taxes challenge the food industry to reduce sugar, salt and fat. Valio’s natural ingredients enable all this while preserving the delicious taste of baked goods.
Consumer base for sport nutrition is expanding rapidly form athletes to all consumers with active lifestyles. There is a significant opportunity to develop sport nutrition products to the wide consumers base of every day sporty people.
Health-conscious consumers demand a combination of indulgence and healthiness from confectionery and chocolate products. Valio’s patented technology and GMO-free ingredients allow reduced sugar and increased protein products to be made with superior taste and texture.
Active older adults are foodies with huge potential for consumer segment specified products. Target for healthy ageing is clear, but there are very diversified needs and motives guiding the food choices and preferences. This gives significant potential to develop special nutrition products to meet the evolving needs of elderly.
Rising demand for products that suit consumers’ free from or health and wellness agendas are the market drivers also in dairy. Consumers prefer products with better nutritional values like higher protein or reduced sugar. At the same time lactose free trend is growing.
Baby foods must meet the existing regulations and the local nutritional recommendation for healthy development. We have solution for help you with balanced nutrition. Efficient and accurate recipe design and calculation to produce optimal composition for your needs.
Global demand for lactose free products has increased significantly during the last few years. We have solutions to help you in production of lactose free products.
For more information, please contact our ingredients sales team with the contact form.Click here
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