Lactoferrin is a multifunctional, iron-binding glycoprotein that is contained in various exocrine fluids such as breast milk. Lactoferrin has biological functions, such as protection against infection, immunomodulation, improvement of the gut flora, iron uptake and various other health-promoting effects. MILEI´s Lactoferrin is extracted in native form and in the utmost purity from fresh whey or milk using pioneering extraction and filtration technologies as well as particularly gentle drying processes. It is used as a premium quality component in a whole range of products, from infant formulae and yogurt through to beverages, food supplements and sports nutrition.


  • Salmon-colored, odorless powder with good flow properties
  • Low iron saturation for outstanding iron-binding properties
  • Good solubility across wide pH ranges and concentrations
  • Excellent nativity and microbiological quality thanks to stringent quality controls
  • Defined particle size: standard and finely milled (<125um for dry addition)
  • Its efficacy has been demonstrated in numerous scientific and clinical studies
  • Meets international standards including Novel Food, GRAS and GB

Nutrition for Babies and Children Good health from infancy

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Breast milk is the best form of nutrition for infants during their initial stages of development and is therefore recommended without any reservations by the WHO. However, if breastfeeding is not possible, high-quality ingredients are needed to produce infant formula and follow-up products.

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Fitness Shakes Strong Together

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Lots has changed in the sports nutrition segment over the last decade. Alongside Europe and North America, Asia is a growing market. Originally exclusively consumed by strength and endurance athletes the fitness shakes is now just as popular among consumers who wish to stay healthy and fit.. For these consumers, a protein-rich diet and the quick and easy preparation are especially important.

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Schirin Kallenborn

Head of Sales & Marketing

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Andreas Linsenmeier

Head of Product Development & Application

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