Nutrition and Medical Products

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U.S. whey protein, milk protein, lactose and milk powder are key ingredients in products spanning all the way from early to late life nutrition. Read on for technical insights and market information on key usage applications and opportunities for these dairy ingredients in three growing categories that are highly dependent on high-quality protein sources: sports nutrition, infant and early child nutrition and clinical nutrition.

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Medical Nutrition

The protein quality advantages of dairy proteins are reflected in their usage uptake in clinical nutrition products.                                             

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Infant and Early Child Nutrition

Milk-based formulas for infants and young children represent a growing usage category for U.S. dairy ingredients.                                 

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Sports Nutrition


From beverages to nutrition bars and jellies, U.S. dairy proteins are popular in products for physically active adults.