Valio Eila® lactose free milk powders open new opportunities for the food industry. Confectionery, ice cream, dairy, bakery, ready meal and other industries that rely on dairy ingredients benefit from Valio’s unique expertise and wide portfolio to create value added products that meet consumer needs and open new markets.
Globally over 70% of population suffer from unpleasant stomach symptoms caused by lactose intolerance. Consumers are looking for products which will not only alleviate troublesome symptoms but combine multiple benefits for them – such as digestive comfort and sugar reduction. These kinds of benefit-bundle products give food manufacturers the ability to answer to several of the current food trends. For example, with Valio’s innovative solutions you can combine lactose free, protein enrichment and reduced sugar all into one product.
Valio Eila® PRO lactose free milk powders are manufactured from fresh Finnish milk using Valio’s patented technology for an unchanged milk mineral composition. Valio Eila® PRO ingredients have higher protein level and lower carbohydrate level than standard milk powders. These unique characteristics of Valio Eila® PRO ingredients enable the production of lactose free products that offer digestive comfort with the natural taste of milk, and potentials in protein enrichment and natural sugar reduction.
The product range includes instant quality with excellent dissolving properties and three different fat varieties; skimmed, semi-skimmed and whole milk. Valio Eila® PRO lactose free SMP was launched 2007 and selected for the Trends and Innovations Observatory during the SIAL 2008 exhibition in Paris.
Valio Eila® SWEET lactose free milk powders are manufactured from fresh Finnish milk, from which lactose is enzymatically hydrolysed. Sweeter taste enables sugar reduction or enhanced sweetness without increasing the total carbohydrate level. The product range includes two fat varieties; skimmed and whole milk.
Valio Eila® NUTRI F+ lactose free milk protein powder is nutritionally designed to support healthy ageing. It offers solutions with good nutritional values and high-quality calories, properties that are of vital importance in supporting the activity and health of. It contains 50% of milk protein, natural phospholipids from milk to support the cognitive functions and carefully selected vitamins and minerals to support healthy ageing.
The use of genetically modified GMO feed is not permitted* in Valio. Milk is also antibiotics residue free. Our commitment to quality carries through our entire quality chain, and we conform to international standards in all our operations.
*ref Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 and No 1830/2003
Driven by the digestive wellness food trend, the rapid growth of lactose free products offers a multitude of opportunities for food and beverage manufacturers from price premiums to developing products with concrete consumer benefits.
For more information, please contact our Food solution sales team with the contact form.