Lactose is a natural milk sugar that can be extracted from milk or whey by a filtration process that separates whey protein from lactose. The lactose is then crystalized and dried to obtain lactose powder composed of a minimum 99.2% lactose and less than 0.3% minerals and protein. Its natural delicate taste and low calories make lactose one of the greatest dairy ingredients for pharmaceutical, nutritional, food or feed applications.
LACTALIS Ingredients is able to provide lactose with a purity rate up to 99,6%, with very low protein and minerals content (below 0,1%), Our lengthy experience with dairy ingredients has allowed us to create lactose ideal for many markets, from food applications to high value nutritional markets. Lactose is available either in white or standard colour.
LACTALIS Ingredients offers a wide range of lactose to best meet customers’ expectations.
Lactose is considered a staple for all baby formulas of every stage, from infant to toddler, whether dry or wet mix processes. LACTALIS Ingredients can provide different types all dedicated to infant nutrition: B2 vitamin with a guaranteed content or B2-free lactose, with a bacteriological specific control plan to suit dry mix or wet mix processes.
Lactose can be used as a substrate for producing GOS, Lactulose, HMO or pharmaceutical lactose. Used as a raw material for polymerization or enzymatic reaction, lactose has to reach specific characteristics to ensure good production yields. For such uses, LACTALIS Ingredients offers a very high purity lactose with a low protein rate and an optimal minerals content.
In chocolate, lactose brings a soft taste and cohesive texture as it improves chocolate crystallisation. Our lactose perfectly meets chocolate application requirements. Its mesh sizes range from 40 to 200, enabling a variety of uses. If required, our lactose can be Kosher certified.
Lactalis Ingredients is proud to publish its 2019 social and environmental report. It demonstrates the commitment, the progress, and the many challenges – economic, environmental, and social – that the company faces daily, as well as its ability to project itself and anticipate the food challenges of the twenty-first century.
In 2020, we are attending the most focused event on the dairy industry: the China Dairy Industry Association Annual Meeting & Expo. A great occasion to find out more about our products at our stand N2-36.
Lactalis Ingredients meets the needs of the condensed milk market with a new reference of skimmed milk powder, and completes its offer with a high heat, heat-stable (HHHS) quality.