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Base powder – Codex standard

Codex standard

Infant formula

Infant formula means a breast-milk substitute specially manufactured to satisfy, by itself, the nutritional requirements of infants during the first months of life up to the introduction of appropriate complementary feeding.

CXS 72-1981

As a sole source of nutrition for stage 1

A whey-predominant milk fat- and vegetable oil-based base powder which complies CODEX STAN 72-1981 for infant formulas. It is palm oil free, enriched with vitamins, minerals, galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) and lutein, and has a clean milky taste without off-flavours.

The powder is of premium dry blend quality and suitable for an IMF dry blending process, helping to differentiate products without compromising safety and quality. Combining of base powder and dry blending ingredients creates an optimal composition to which one can add beneficial ingredients like prebiotics, probiotics, fat components and other nutrients to meet customer-specific demands.

The base powder is made from high-quality milk ingredients using modern technology at Valio’s IMF-dedicated manufacturing plant. Valio can assist with the whole process by providing everything from base powders to premium-packed formulas.

Follow-on formula

Follow-up formula means a food intended for use as a liquid part of the weaning diet for the infant from the 6th month on and for young children. Infant means a person of not more than 12 months of age.

CXS 156-1987

Supporting progressive complementary feeding for stage 2

A premium milk fat- and vegetable oil-based base powder which complies CODEX STAN 156-1987 for follow-up formulas. It is palm oil free, enriched with vitamins, minerals, galactooligosaccharides (GOS) and lutein, and has a clean milky taste without off-flavours.

The powder is of premium dry blend quality and suitable for an IMF dry blending process, helping to differentiate products without compromising safety and quality. Combining of base powder and dry blending ingredients creates an optimal composition to which one can add beneficial ingredients like prebiotics, probiotics, fat components and other nutrients to meet customer-specific demands.​

The base powder is made from high-quality milk ingredients using modern technology at our IMF-dedicated manufacturing plant. Valio can assist with the whole process by providing everything from base powders to premium-packed formulas.

Growning-up formula

Follow-up formula means a food intended for use as a liquid part of the weaning diet for infants and young children (growing-up formula). Young children means persons from the age of more than 12 months up to the age of three years (36 months).

CXS 156-1987

Nutritious alternative to milk for stage 3

A premium milk fat- and vegetable oil-based base powder for growing-up formulas and -milks for young children above 12 months. The product is palm oil free, enriched with vitamins, minerals, galactooligosaccharides (GOS) and lutein, and has a clean milky taste without off-flavours.

The powder is of premium dry blend quality and suitable for an IMF dry blending process, helping to differentiate products without compromising safety and quality. Combining of base powder and dry blending ingredients creates an optimal composition to which one can add beneficial ingredients like prebiotics, probiotics, fat components and other nutrients to meet customer-specific demands.​

The base powder is made from high-quality milk ingredients using modern technology at our IMF-dedicated manufacturing plant. Valio can assist with the whole process by providing everything from base powders to premium-packed formulas.

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Judith Wang

Judith Wang

Customer Development Manager Infant nutrition
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