Arla Meals Substances has agreed a brand new provide association with Belgian dairy cooperative Milcobel.
Below the phrases of the partnership, Milcobel will present whey protein retentate sourced from its mozzarella manufacturing facility in Langemark.
Arla Meals Substances stated it can refine the uncooked materials earlier than utilizing it to provide specialty substances for high-end protein markets. These embrace milk fats globule membrane (MFGM) for toddler formulation and whey protein hydrolysates for medical diet.
Henrik Andersen, CEO of Arla Meals Substances, stated: “The place to begin for this settlement was the rising demand for high-quality specialty protein substances.
“We selected to work with Milcobel due to the very excessive requirements to which it operates and the safety of provide it provides.
“That is one other nice instance of dairy cooperatives working collectively for the advantage of their members. It’s going to additionally present main new alternatives for our prospects, significantly within the medical and youth diet sectors,” Anderson added.
Francis Relaes, managing director, Milcobel Premium Substances, stated: “We’re delighted to accomplice with Arla Meals Substances – an organization dedicated to innovation and an knowledgeable in specialist protein substances.
“For Milcobel, it is a additional reinforcement of our technique and a big step up within the valorisation of our whey stream, which can translate to added worth for our dairy farmer members.
“We take nice pleasure in understanding that our whey can be utilized in high-value merchandise for toddler and medical diet. The dedication of our dairy farmers to provide milk of constant prime quality, coupled with the industrial abilities and technical experience of our groups, offers us a singular place within the world mozzarella market.”
Arla Meals Substances
Arla Meals Substances describes itself as a worldwide chief in value-added whey options.
It says that it discovers and delivers substances derived from whey, supporting the meals business with the event and environment friendly processing of extra pure, useful and nutritious meals.
The corporate provides world markets inside youth diet, medical diet, sports activities diet, well being meals and different meals and beverage merchandise.
Arla Meals Substances is a 100% owned subsidiary of Arla Meals with its head workplace based mostly in Denmark.
Milcobel Premium Substances specialises in dairy substances for the worldwide meals business and meals service sector.
It’s a world participant in mozzarella and high-quality milk powder, and supplies the skilled sector with butter, cream and whey.