Sheep milk has a long tradition in being used as a foodstuff. It is tasty, healthy and easy to digest.
Its nutritional value is high: sheep milk is an important source of high-quality protein (it contains all the essential amino acids), calcium, vitamins A and B2. Sheep milk contains more protein and fat than goat milk and cow milk. Sheep milk powder contains all these natural elements and materials as well.
What sheep milk powder is
Sheep milk powder is obtained after evaporation and spray drying of full cream sheep milk. After adding water to the powder, sheep milk is made again with only a slight change in taste.
Only full cream sheep milk powder is offered on the market.
Where sheep milk powder can be used
Areas in which milk powder made from fresh sheep milk can be used are multiple. The baby food industry is obviously one of them where the milk powder is being used successfully. In addition, there are remarkable opportunities in sectors such as healthcare and applications in cosmetic products.
Skimmed milk is generally free from dietary fat or is fat free and has less than 0.5 gram of fat with no added ingredients containing fat. It is not as ‘creamy’ as whole milk and appears lighter and thinner in consistency. Many health experts vouch for non-fat milk, considering it is calorie-free and light on your tummy. According to Dr. Sunali Sharma, Dietitian & Nutritionist, Amandeep Hospital, “Skimmed milk or low fat milk is great if you are planning to curb your calorie intake. A glass of full fat milk might contain up to 10 grams of fat and roughly 176 Kilo-calories (Kcal) whereas the same amount of skimmed milk might contain somewhere between 2 grams to 0 gram of fat and somewhere between 89-118 Kilo-calories (Kcal). Also, skimmed milk has slightly more calcium and protein when compared to full fat milk and has no added sugar.”