Meyenberg Powdered Goat Milk - 12 oz - (340 g)
Meyenberg Powdered Goat Milk is supplemented with vitamin D and Folic Acid. Meyenberg Powdered Goat Milk makes 3 quarts of whole milk. Meyenberg Powdered Goat Milk has a gourmet taste and is easy to digest. Meyenberg Goat Milk is a healthy addition for the whole family diet - on cereal, in your favorite recipes, or right out of the glass. Delicious! Meyenberg Powdered Goat Milk is ideal for mothers who want a real milk alternative for their cow milk and/or soy sensitive children. Meyenberg Powdered Goat Milk is also enjoyed by food lovers and gourmets who appreciate its flavor and versatility in cooking.
- Convenient for traveling
- Protein composition is closest to breast milk for supplementation
- Higher in calcium, vitamins A & B, and potassium than cow’s milk
- Nationally WIC Approved
Meyenberg Goat Milk is udderly delicious and the natural choice for those sensitive or intolerant to cow milk and/or soy milk. Goat milk is a healthy addition to the diet of the whole family.The fatty acid and protein structure of goat milk is different than cow milk, and it is much easier to digest. Goat milk contains only trace amounts of the cow milk protein that some people are allergic to. Many people who are diagnosed as lactose intolerant can drink goat milk. Meyenberg goat milk products contain no preservatives, are free of antibiotics and Bovine Growth Hormones (rBGH/BST), and are certified kosher.
Meyenberg Goat milk contains 13% more calcium, 25% more vitamin B-6, 47% more vitamin A, 34% more potassium, 350% more niacin, and 27% more selenium than cow milk. Goat milk is also higher in chloride, copper, and manganese. All Natural Meyenberg Goat Milk...Great tasting and good for you!
I'm allergic to cow milk (or soy). Can I drink goat milk?
Goat milk contains only trace amounts of the major protein in cow milk to which many people are allergic (alpha s-1 casein). If you are sensitive to this protein, goat milk may be well tolerated. Soy sensitivity is also a problem for some people. Always check with your doctor prior to using goat milk if you have severe cow milk protein allergy. Goat milk does not contain soy proteins. It also has a predominance of short and medium chain fatty acids (vs. the long-chain fatty acids, predominant in cow milk).
I have a sensitive stomach. Is goat milk good for digestive problems?
Goat milk is not a medicine, but a wholesome food like cow milk, with the added advantage of being more easily digested because of its softer curds and smaller, more easily assimilated fat globules. As a result, goat milk often agrees with sensitive or weak digestive systems.
I've been told to stay away from dairy products and lactose. Does goat milk have lactose in it?
Yes. All natural mammalian milks, including human milk, contain lactose (milk sugar). However, many people diagnosed as lactose intolerant people are able to tolerate goat milk. It has been suggested that the reason for this lies in its superior digestibility. Quickly passing through the digestive tract, goat milk leaves less undigested residue behind in the colon to ferment and cause the unpleasant symptoms of lactose intolerance. Goat milk also has a natural buffering quality to it, making it an excellent choice for those with ulcers and/or sensitive or weak digestive systems.
How is goat milk different from cow milk in nutritive content?
Goat milk is uniquely different from cow milk in the concentration and forms of its nutrients. Compared with cow milk, goat milk contains 13% more calcium, 25% more vitamin B6, and 47% more vi:" ":Meyenberg Goat Milk contain antibiotics, preservatives or bovine growth hormones (BGH)?
Milk produced by Meyenberg is free of antibiotics — each batch is tested not once, but twice, to make sure. Growth hormones are not administered and we do not use preservatives.
Are Meyenberg Goat Milk products homogenized?
Meyenberg goat milk is homogenized to evenly disperse cream throughout milk instead of allowing it to rise to the top. To ensure even distribution of all milk solids which may settle during shipping, Meyenberg suggests that you vigorously shake the product before serving.
What is “ultra-pasteurization”?
Ultra-pasteurization (UP) refers to the process of heating our goat milk at ultra-high temperatures for a brief period of time. This method kills all pathogenic microorganisms that could harm the milk and allows for a longer shelf life. When the milk reaches 282 degrees Fahrenheit, it is held at that temperature for three seconds. Then, the milk is flash cooled and packaged in steam-sterilized cartons. Pasteurization and ultra-pasteurization do not affect the nutritional content of the milk.
What about goat milk for children?
Meyenberg Goat Milk products are whole, natural milk products suitable for anyone ready for whole milk. In fact, many pediatricians recommend goat milk for their cow milk or soy sensitive patients. However, Meyenberg products are not complete infant formulas unless properly diluted and vitamin supplemented as directed by a medical professional. Your doctor may contact us directly for supplementation information. For a reliable discussion on goat milk, you may also want to visit the website of Dr. William Sears at www.AskDrSears.com. Be sure to type "goat milk" in the search box. Dr. Sears is the author of 26 books on childcare and is a Board Certified, Harvard-trained pediatrician.
Is Meyenberg milk certified as organic?
Meyenberg is not "certified organic"... however, the milk produced for Meyenberg is free of antibiotics, pesticides, preservatives and Bovine Growth Hormones (BGH).
Are your products Kosher?
All Meyenberg products are Kosher. Meyenberg milks are certified kosher by Vaas Hakashrus in Denver, Colorado as indicated by the Scroll K emblem on our packaging. You can substitute Meyenberg Goat Milk products in any of your favorite recipes that call for milk. .
How can I tell the expiration date on my Meyenberg product?
Unopened shelf life varies, from 6 weeks to 4 years depending on the product. After opening it has the same keeping quality as fresh cow's milk.
Can goat milk be frozen?
Like most milk products, goat milk can be frozen. Canned or reconstituted powdered goat milk should be frozen in plastic or glass containers allowing enough head room for expansion. Cartoned milk can be frozen in its container. Meyenberg recommends that you thaw your frozen milk in the refrigerator or place in a container filled with hot (not boiling) water and use it within seven (7) days after being defrosted. To maintain good flavor, do not freeze goat milk for more than two months.
I'm having trouble mixing your instant powder... what am I doing wrong?
Some separation and/or settling of milk solids may occur when using our Powdered Goat Milk. This is normal and will not affect the safety of the product. You may want to first make a paste of the powder by adding a small amount of warm (not too hot, not too cold) water and mix together until pasty. Then add the remaining amount of warm water and continue mixing until proper constitution is achieved. You may need to shake the milk each time before use as the product can tend to sepearate.
How are Meyenberg goats treated?
Goats taht produce for meyenberg are treated in the most humane manner, and are provided with clean, adequate shelter that provides protection from the elements. They are treated with great care to be sure they can offer the highest quality milk. Meyenberg obtains their milk from local farms near our production facilities in Turlock, CA and Yellville, AR. Meyenberg goats are not treated with Bovine Growth Hormones, nor are they given antibiotics. Meyenberg producers must adhere to strict guidelines set forth by Meyenberg and by state agencies. Meyeberg goats are fed a diet of oats, hay, alfalfa, water and salt. They are also able to roam freely within a large area adjacent to thier quarters. Offspring are placed with thier mothers after birth. As you may know, Meyenberg experiences a "shortage" of milk during the Winter months as this is the time of the year when Meyeberg goats are kidding and providing nourishment to thier young. Once the babies are weaned, the mother goats are placed on the milking stream.
Meyenberg Goat Milk Products has been family owned since 1934 and operates from the sunny valleys of Central California to produce the finest, quality goat milk that is both delicious and completely natural. Meyenberg's farms do not use any sprays, insecticides, or pesticides, and their goats do not feed on anything genetically modified or containing animal by-products. Meyenberg supports the humane treatment of goats because, after all, happy goats produce quality milk!