Thursday, 07 May 2020 10:20

Donkey milk demand

Written by  Milking It

One dairy company has been doing well during the COVID-19 outbreak in Italy.

Donkey milk producer Eurolactis Italia Srl is seeing a growing demand for bulk donkey milk powder for the nutrition industry as well as for a raw cosmetic ingredient, mainly from soap manufacturers.

Donkey milk is rich in vitamin E, amino acids, vitamins A, B1, B6, C, D, E, and well balanced in omega 3 and 6, the company says. It is reputed to contain a natural antimicrobial enzyme.

The company has been manufacturing and selling donkey milk freeze-dried powder since 2010 and is now expanding its milk collection network in Italy.

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