Goat milk has a long tradition in being used as a foodstuff. It is tasty, healthy and easy to digest. Its fat content in liquid milk 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 these natural elements and materials as well.
What goat milk powder is
Goat milk powder is obtained after evaporation and spray drying of full cream goat milk. If the full cream goat milk is skimmed first and thereafter is dried, skimmed goat milk powder is produced. After adding water to the powder, goat milk is made again with only a slight change in taste.
How milk powder is 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 milk with outstanding values get the opportunity to supply Goat Milk Powder B.V.
Where can goat milk powder be used
Areas in which milk powder, made from fresh goat milk, can be used are multiple. Our main important market is the baby food industry where the milk powder is being used successfully. In addition, there are remarkable opportunities in sectors like the sports industry, healthcare and applications in pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.
Some specific 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