Goat milk powder
Goat milk has a long tradition in being used as a foodstuff. It is tasty, healthy and easy to digest. Its fat content has got an average of approximately 4.1% and its goat protein content 3.4%. Apart from that, the nutritional value is high: goat milk is an important source of high-quality protein (it contains all the essential amino acids), calcium, vitamins A and B2. Goat milk powder contains all the natural elements and materials as well.
What is goat milk powder??
Goat milk powder is goat milk that has been dehydrated leaving a dry substance. The powder comes in two variants: skimmed and full cream. Skimmed milk powder is the result of dehydrating skimmed milk, full cream milk powder the result of dehydrating full cream milk. After adding water to the powder, milk is made again with only a slight change in taste.
How is goat milk powder produced?
Goat Milk Powder B.V. produces its powders from 100% fresh Dutch goat milk. Dutch goat milk is famous for its mild taste, a direct result of the important development in professionalism of the Dutch dairy-goat sector. The Dutch goat farmer is known to be one of the most efficient farmers worldwide with an enormous drive to produce high-quality milk from goats living in a low-stress environment.
In general, white goats from the Saanen species are milked in the Netherlands. The average level of milk production of Dutch dairy-goats rises every year due to the good hereditary characteristics and excellent management. Not all milk offered complies with the strict quality rules Goat Milk Powder BV. sets for its farmers. Only the farmers with excellent milk values get the opportunity to supply Goat Milk Powder B.V.
Where can goat milk powder be used?
Areas in which goat milk powder, made from fresh goat milk, can be used are multiple. The baby food industry is obviously one of them where both full cream and skimmed milk powder are being used successfully. In addition, there are remarkable opportunities in sectors like the sports industry, healthcare and applications in pharmaceutical products.
Some clear examples of the use of goat milk powder, both the skimmed and full cream variant, are:
- infant formula
- follow on formula
- sports diets
- diets for the elderly
- ice cream