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Early Life Nutrition

Our nutritional solutions meet the highest safety standards and support healthy physical and cognitive development, through all stages of childhood.

From infants, to toddlers, to preschoolers and beyond, we offer safe, science-based solutions you can trust during one of life’s most sensitive and crucial stages.

Proteins

Our protein ingredients, including lactose and whey protein concentrates, offer superior nutrition and functional properties—like flavor, solubility and stability—to help your youngest consumers start strong.

Our Solutions

Avonlac™ Whey Protein Concentrates

These concentrates offer excellent nutritional value and have a pleasant, creamy flavor. They’re completely soluble across a wide pH range, and are available straight or instantized with protein content from 34% to 80%. Avonlac™ is an excellent solution for infant nutrition, dairy products, dry mixes, beverage mixes and bakery products.

Thermax® Heat-Stable Whey Proteins

These proteins offer excellent nutritional value and have a pleasant, mild flavor. Manufactured from sweet whey using an advanced ultrafiltration process, Thermax® proteins are designed for UHT and retort processing conditions. They’re heat-stable at neutral pH, soluble over a wide pH range and available with protein content from 34% to 90%. Thermax® is an excellent solution for a wide variety of RTD beverages.

Provon® Whey Protein Isolates

Created using the cross-flow microfiltration process pioneered and optimized by Glanbia Nutritionals, these whey protein isolates have exceptional purity and contain the full spectrum of undenatured proteins naturally found in whey. Neutrally flavored, soluble in a wide pH range and available straight or instantized, Provon® is an excellent solution for fortified beverages, nutrition bars, dietetic products, dairy/frozen desserts, sports beverages and nutritional dry mixes.

Solmiko Milk Proteins

These milk protein concentrates (MPC) and milk protein isolates (MPI) are excellent sources of native casein and whey proteins. Solmiko milk proteins offer superior flavor, solubility and heat stability and are an ideal solution for applications where low micro counts, functionality and flavor are critical, including RTD and RTM beverages, sports nutrition bars and fresh dairy products.

BarPro™ 290

Modified milk protein isolate with enhanced functional characteristics designed to extend the shelf life of nutrition bars and minimize bar hardening. BarPro can be used as a sole protein source in making nutrition bards with high levels of dairy protein.

BevWise® A100@ Protein Systems

A unique, acidified whey protein isolate system formulated to provide an excellent protein source, clarity and better flavour expression in high acid beverages.

OptiSol® 1000 Series

A full range of nutritional and functional dairy protein ingredient systems designed to enhance nutritional profile and high protein content while providing clean label emulsification benefits, or a clean label alternative to phosphate. Optisol is ideally suited to low fat dairy formulations and greek style yogurts. It provides added benefits of improved flavor and enhanced mouthfeel.

Plant-Based Nutrition

Plant-based nutrition takes on new levels of ease and function at Glanbia Nutritionals.  Our portfolio provides safe, clean label, quality plant-based ingredients and protein that are non-GMO, gluten-free, and kosher.

Browse our Plant-Based Nutrition Solutions for Early Life

Bioactives

We use advanced processing technologies to make bioactive ingredients, including our popular Lactoferrin and TruCal solutions, that are formulated to help children meet developmental milestones.

Our Solution

Bioferrin® Lactoferrin

This natural, bioactive milk protein is isolated from fresh, sweet whey using advanced fractionation and separation processing technologies. It’s a natural source of iron, an effective antimicrobial, and can enhance immune and anti-inflammatory function. Bioferrin® Lactoferrin is an excellent solution for infant formula, food supplement, cosmetics, ready to mix powders, beverages, tablets, capsules and bars.

Custom Nutrient Premixes

We combine the highest quality ingredients to create custom premixes that help your Early Life products perform better—nutritionally, functionally and operationally.

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