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Lactoferrin (novel ingredient)


Lactoferrin is a glycoprotein and not an unknown substance for the body, especially breast milk has a high concentration of lactoferrin. Studies have shown versatile bactericidal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and iron-regulating properties. The product is purified from fresh cheese whey and treated with a low-heat process to achieve the highest quality. 

As an ingredient, lactoferrin is already used in numerous consumer applications such as baby food, sports and clinical nutrition products, functional foods, dietary supplements and cosmetic products to improve nutritional value and functionality. 

 Healthy benefits of Lactoferrin: 

  • Iron-regulating properties 
  • Immune modulating properties 
  • Anti-inflammatory properties 
  • Antimicrobial properties 
  • Probiotic properties 
  • Antioxidant properties 
  • Cell proliferative (cell regenerating/building) properties 
  • Anticancer (anti-cancer/preventive) properties 
  • Metabolism regulating properties 

​​​​​​​Quality of our Lactoferrin 

Lactoferrin  is  a  purified  protein  extract  from  whey.  The spray-dried powder  is manufactured in a plant certified according ISO 9001:2015 and IFS Food. It complies with the current European rules on undesirable substances in milk and milk products (heavy  metals,  M1  aflatoxin,  pesticidesanddioxins). 

In order to guarantee a consistent quality of the raw materials, standardised processes and validated test methods are used.  Thus, the structural and functional characteristics can be proven and verified. Accordingly, purified Lactoferrin is preferred for commercial product development. 

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