Your partner for Early Life Nutrition

Arla Foods Ingredients offers a full-service operation for Early Life Nutrition ingredient supply and formula manufacturing, from R&D and regulatory support to manufacturing expertise. 

For decades, our customers have relied on us for milk-based ingredients and products that meet the highest standards of quality and safety, and we are continuously building capacity to follow market demands together with you.

Whether you want to use our scientifically-documented ingredients in your next product launch, or use our state-of-the art facilities and expert teams to produce your finished product, we offer added value at every step of your go-to-market journey.

Your partner for Early Life Nutrition

Arla Foods Ingredients supports the WHO recommendation for exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of an infant’s life and continued breastfeeding up to the age of two or beyond in combination with nutritionally appropriate complementary foods.

Ingredients & Solutions

 Ingredients & Solutions

Ingredients & solutions

At Arla Foods Ingredients, we have developed a range of ingredients that support nutrition in the early life stages: from pregnancy to infancy and toddler years.

Our nutritious, high-quality ingredients have been scientifically documented to support nutrition in early life within areas such as healthy growth and development, allergy management cognitive development and performance, immunity and healthy pregnancy.

Our production plants are built and operated to meet the highest industry standards to ensure we always are in the forefront in product quality and safety. We invest heavily in pre-clinical and clinical research to bring our customers trustworthy, first-hand documented ingredients.

Ingredients & solutions
Natural organic winners for Early life nutrition

Natural organic winners for Early life nutrition

In today's markets, "organic" is a sought-after health and sustainability signal. But it's seldom enough on its own. Instead, successful products must tap into multiple storylines

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Jakob Madsen Pedersen
Jakob Madsen Pedersen Senior Sales Manager
Anne Staudt Kvistgaard
Anne Staudt Kvistgaard Senior Manager
Pediatric Nutrition
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Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Globally trusted partner for Early Life Nutrition manufacturing

Quality, safety and consistency are essential for Early Life Nutrition manufacturing. With a fully-controlled supply chain and the world’s largest organic milk pool, we can help you develop and produce the best Early Life Nutrition products with confidence.

Our state-of-the art facilities are fully adapted to customer needs and market demands, and we can support a wide range of product types and packaging solutions. We are continuously upgrading our facilities with the latest technology and increasing our production capacity. We have full control and traceability of our supply chain, and our production plants hold a number of certifications including FSSC 22000, ISO 50001 and DVFA organic approval.

Globally trusted partner for Early Life Nutrition manufacturing
ORIGIN by Arla Foods Ingredients

ORIGIN by Arla Foods Ingredients

ORIGIN by Arla Foods Ingredients is our patented technology for milk-to-can infant formula production based on fresh organic milk.

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Developing and manufacturing of Early life nutrition

Whether you want us to manufacture you recipe, you are looking for a private label solution, or you want to co-develop a new product with our R&D and regulatory teams, we can help you create safe and high-quality child nutrition products.

Produce your own recipe
Produce your own recipe

Outsource the manufacturing of your own recipe to our team of experts and best-in-class facilities, ensuring the smooth implementation of your recipe and high quality of your finished product.

Produce our private label recipe
Produce our private label recipe

Use one of our ready-made recipes, developed and tested by our R&D team. Our flexible production and logistics set-up is able to manage a wide range of formulations, products and packaging solutions.

Co-develop a new recipe
Co-develop a new recipe

Co-develop a new product with our R&D and regulatory teams. With strong capabilities from quality control to manufacturing, our expert team can support you across the entire process.

Product range

Product range

We can help you develop and manufacture both conventional and organic products for infant formula stages 1 to 4, as well as maternal nutrition. 

NEWBORN, INFANT AND TODDLER FORMULA

  • Stage 1: Newborns up to 6 months
  • Stage 2: Infants 6-12 months 
  • Stage 3: Toddlers 12-36 months 
  • Stage 4: Children 3 years and above 

MATERNAL NUTRITION

  • Pregnant
  • Breastfeeding

Science & Insights

Science & Insights

Science & insights

Scientific documentation is central to Arla Foods Ingredients’ Early life nutrition ingredient portfolio. We are committed to deliver safety and efficacy evidence of our ingredients for the infant formula industry by providing our customers highly developed and targeted pre-clinical and clinical evidence that can be integrated into their final product documentation.

Over the years, we’ve built a reputation for solid, evidence-based clinical research in the industry. This work is carried out in close collaboration with leading research partners to provide a solid understanding of the role and mechanism of our ingredients developed for early life nutrition.

Close attention to this aspect is an unwavering principle that has guided our development efforts and documentation investments for decades. At Arla Foods Ingredients, the Early life nutrition department is on a journey to discover and deliver science based ingredients that support early life nutrition.
Arla Foods Ingredients’ partnerships applies to market insights as well as our sales and marketing experts can contribute valuable industry and consumer insights to support product positioning efforts and accelerate time-to-market.

Read more about our Research Intergrity Policy here.

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