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Understanding the benefits of milk fat in infant milk formula link


Understanding the benefits of milk fat in infant milk formula link

What are the qualities in cow’s milk that make it a better choice for infant formula producers?

Featured speakers:

Anu Turpeinen

Anu Turpeinen

Nutrition Research Manager
Anu has a strong academic background, combined with experience in the food industry. She earned her PhD in human nutrition from the University of Helsinki, worked as a researcher for about 10 years and was appointed as an Adjunct Professor in nutrition.

Michael Healy

Michael Healy

Customer Development Manager
Michael works with customers to market innovative applications in infant formula, adult nutrition, meal replacement and sports nutrition. As an experienced business leader, he has worked professionally for 15 years in science-related industries.

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The science behind the fat similarity index

The new article “Similarity Index for the Fat Fraction between Breast Milk and Infant Formulas,” published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, shows that adding cow’s milk makes the lipid composition of infant formulas and breast milk more similar.


Fat similarity index illustrates the benefits of milk fat in infant milk formula

To simplify the comparison between fat sources in infant milk formula (IMF) products, Valio will take into use a new way of visualizing the differences.

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Should you have any questions about our products, solutions or services, just send a message to Judith Wang.

Judith Wang

Judith Wang

Customer Development Manager Infant nutrition
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