Lactose free solutions for industrial food and dairy manufacturers

Whether lactose intolerant or just looking for digestive wellness, people all over the world want to eat natural and delicious foods that don’t cause digestive symptoms.

Consumers feel there is not a lot to choose from in terms of products or brands. With Valio Eila® lactose free solutions, you can expand your product range by adding lactose free products that taste just as good or better than regular products.

The consistent quality and natural ingredients of Valio Eila® lactose free milk powders, butter and cream offer a great starting point for manufacturing lactose free food. Our experienced solution team can help you with recipes and processes to start your production. We can also support you in your go-to-market phase with Valio FAST TRACK™ technology solution for lactose free milk. This special technology enables the licensee to produce lactose free milk without an immediate capital investment.

Webinar: Digestive wellness trend in dairy and beverages

Consumers are looking for food choices that enhance digestive wellness and still taste great. This webinar is a jump start into the digestive wellness market for food manufacturers.

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Guide to capitalizing on the digestive wellness trend with lactose free products

There is a growing demand for digestive wellness products and lactose free can be the answer. This guide gives you tips on how to create new business and improve profitability with lactose free dairy.

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Industry-proven lactose free applications for dairy food processors

Lactose free dairy foods are gut-friendly foods. Lactose free dairy offers dairy food processors new business and rapid growth possibilities. Valio offers the widest selection of high-quality lactose free consumer products and dairy ingredients made from premium Finnish milk. We offer also Valio FAST TRACK™ technology for milk producers.

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Lactose free recipes and ingredients for confectionery manufacturers

The demand for gut-friendly products is currently among of the healthy food trends. This trend also applies to confectionery and chocolates. Valio’s cutting-edge ingredients generate a whole new market potential for confectionery manufacturers and especially chocolate product processors.

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Expand your bakery’s market potential with gut-friendly and free from lactose products

With the help of Valio’s expert solutions, you can produce gut-friendly and easy-to-digest lactose free products that can significantly expand the market of your baked goods.

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Babies from infant to toddlers have special nutritional requirements

Valio offers high quality and fully traceable ingredients so that you can manufacture safe and lactose free infant formulas and baby food products. With a suitable carbohydrate source such as maltodextrin or glucose syrup and whey protein, you can achieve optimal whey casein ratio close to breast milk.

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Lactose free ingredient supplier for drink powder manufacturers

With the right lactose free ingredients, drink powder manufacturers can produce easily dissolving drink powders for people looking for digestive wellness or nutritional boost.

Drink powder ingredients for superior taste and nutrition

Valio Eila® lactose free ingredients not only make your drink powders lactose free. They also provide other functionalities to create products that are interesting for a variety of consumer segments. We have the right solutions for high-protein and low-fat products or highly nutritious products for special consumer groups, for example.

Make your drink powders superior in taste and nutrition with Valio Eila® lactose free milk powders.

  • Valio Eila® PRO SMP for high-protein and low-fat drink powder products
  • Valio Eila® WMP for extra energy and nutritional boost
  • Many of our Valio Eila® lactose free milk powders are also available in instant format that provides quick dissolving properties

Ideal for products with health benefits, such as bone health, weight management, growth support and muscle strength. They give excellent, natural milky taste and are high in protein and calcium, low in carbohydrates.

Examples of consumer groups for drink powders made with Valio Eila® lactose free milk powders

  • Children of different ages
  • Adults who exercise regularly
  • Pregnant and lactating women
  • Seniors
  • All age groups with a sensitive stomach

Lactose free ingredients for nutritional supplements

Premium and pure ingredients for different nutritional supplement applications like sport, weight management or ageing.

High-quality protein source suitable for free-from diets and multiple applications

People at different points in their life benefit from protein in different ways. With Valio Eila® lactose free ingredients, you can bring the protein and minerals in milk accessible for most people – even those on a free-from diet.

Valio Eila® lactose free milk powders contain nutritionally high-quality milk protein and minerals. These features make our milk powders ideal choice in the manufacturing of different nutritional supplement applications like sport, weight management and ageing.

Properties of the Valio Eila® lactose free milk powders:

  • High in protein
    • Valio Eila® PRO skim milk powder (SMP) 47%
    • Valio Eila® PRO whole milk powder (WMP) 32%
  • High quality milk proteins
    • Casein helps to maintain a steady supply of amino acids for muscles
    • Whey protein is needed rapidly after exercising
  • Low in carbohydrates - Valio Eila ® PRO SMP & WMP
  • High content of milk minerals and vitamins
    • Opportunity to use claims such as normal energy-yielding metabolism, normal muscle function, the maintenance of normal bones
  • Delicious taste for high-protein applications

*Depends on concentration of minerals/vitamins in final products. EU legislation

Ingredient supplier for lactose free ice cream

Hit the indulgence trend with free from lactose ice cream of full-flavoured taste and excellent texture.

Expand your business into lactose free ice cream

With Valio Eila® lactose free milk powders, ice cream manufacturers can expand business with indulgence ice cream products that are both desirable and functional. The rich, creamy taste and soft, smooth mouthfeel make lactose free ice cream a desirable choice for all consumers, not just the ones with lactose intolerance. In addition, it is possible to increase the protein level in different ice cream applications.

Industrial ice cream manufacturing benefits with Valio’s lactose free ingredients and technology:

  • Taste is more full-flavored and richer compared to ice cream made with standard milk powder or dairy free ingredients
    • Contains more monosaccharides
  • Pleasant and smooth texture
    • Sandiness can be avoided
    • No lactose crystals present
  • High protein level - Valio Eila® PRO SMP and WMP
    • 20-25% smaller dosage
    • Option to increase protein level in ice cream
  • Easy to manufacture lactose free ice cream
    • Production without the hydrolyzation step

Grow your ice cream business with our solutions

Optimized ice crystal size? Reduced sugar? Enhanced flavour?

With our speciality milk powders, we can help ice cream manufacturers develop different taste profiles and more indulgent ice cream full of all the wellness-boosting natural goodness consumers desire.

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Ingredients for lactose free dessert manufacturers

Lactose free desserts enable expanding business potential to people afraid of dairy-based desserts causing stomach discomfort. With Valio’s lactose free premium ingredients, dessert manufacturers can produce indulgence products that are desirable for everyone.

Premium ingredient supplier for dessert manufacturing businesses

People want to indulge themselves without the fear of stomach discomfort. Valio Eila® lactose free milk powders are ideal for lactose free dessert applications. They give pudding, panna cotta, vanilla sauce and other desserts a delicious and rich, slightly toffee-like taste. They also provide a creamy and smooth texture and good foaming properties.

Properties and benefits of the Valio Eila® lactose free milk powders in industrial dessert manufacturing processes:

  • Option of different flavor profiles
    • Natural fresh taste of milk
    • Intensive taste of caramel
  • Good foaming properties
    • Similar foaming properties to egg
  • Easy to handle in process
    • Fast caramelization time
  • Option to reduce dosage
    • 25% lower for Valio Eila® PRO SMP
    • 5% lower for Valio Eila® PRO WMP
  • Option to increase protein level in desserts

Ingredients for lactose free ready meal manufacturers

Lack of time is a major consumer trend in food, but people still desire nutritious and healthy food. With Valio’s functional ingredients and patented food solutions you can answer consumer market needs of excellent taste and texture for ready meal products.

Ingredients and patented food solutions boost ready meal applications

Valio Eila® lactose free milk powders boost ready meal and meat applications with excellent rich taste and texture. This makes your food products desirable and suitable for larger consumer market share.

Make your ready meal products gut-friendly and nutritious. Below are some of the features gained with Valio’s functional ingredients and patented food solutions:

  • Excellent, rich taste
  • Good texture without syneresis
    • Proteins improve water binding
  • Improved nutritional value of meat products
    • High milk protein level
    • Natural milk minerals
  • Lower dosage due to high protein content
    • 20-25% smaller dosage than standard milk powders
  • Especially good boiling properties and creamy taste with Valio Eila® lactose free high fat whole milk powder (WMP)

Contact us to get started

Interested in further information about our business solutions and ingredients? Our sales team and R&D experts are here to help you.

Dennis van der Veer

Head of Customer DevelopmentContact our specialist for additional information, technical support and co-creation projects.

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