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Volac International Ltd

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Volac International Ltd
50 Fishers Lane Orwell Royston Hertfordshire SG8 5QX
United Kingdom

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HEALTH CATEGORIES

children's nutrition; sports nutrition



Dairy Nutrition for a Healthier World

Volac is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of nutritional whey proteins and lactose products, supplying high quality, nutritionally rich dairy ingredients to leading UK and European food and beverage companies. The Dairy & Lifestyle Ingredients range combines Volac’s long standing heritage, scientific knowledge and superior whey processing capability to provide unrivalled quality, nutritional integrity and proven performance across a range of food and beverage applications.

We specialise in the filtration and drying of whey derivatives, providing ingredients to markets where taste, application and convenience are key. All our products are manufactured under the highest technical, quality and environmental standards. 

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The Volactive UltraWhey range of WPC80 and WPI powders are used extensively throughout the European lifestyle and sports nutrition markets for their nutritional health benefits. Volactive ProCrisp is a neutral tasting whey protein in a unique form that provides texture to a variety of applications such as cereals and bars. Volac is the only Informed-Sport accredited company in Europe to produce high-performance whey proteins with its Volactive UltraWhey range. 

The Volactose range of high quality lactose and whey permeate products are suitable for a wide range of food processing, confectionery and bakery applications. 

Volactose Taw Whey Permeate is made using a unique combination of state-of-the-art technologies to produce a great tasting and economical source of milk solids. Volactose Taw Whey Permate is Kosher, Halal Mui, Vegetarian and non GM approved – a key advantage for products in a competitive market which demands such assurances. 

Volactose Edible Lactose is a versatile and functional ingredient useful for a wide range of bakery, confectionery and savoury products. 

Volactose Whey Permeate is a uniquely manufactured free-flowing whey permeate powder suitable for bakery, confectionery and dairy ingredients blends.



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COVID-19 updates

12 Aug 2020 --- 13 Aug 2020 --- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, NutritionInsight is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the... Read More

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Volac study sheds light on lactose oxidation for endurance performance

17 Jun 2020 --- Consuming lactose during physical activity exerts favorable metabolic effects, such as higher fat oxidation and less glycogen use, according to a Volac-supported study. It found... Read More

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Impacting performance: Knowledge gaps leave female athletes at risk

10 Jun 2020 --- Female athletes lack nutrition knowledge of what they need to consume to maintain health, which may lead to poor performance, low energy and nutrient intake, as well as other... Read More

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Work, rest and play: Functional beverages tap into consumer demands for convenience, sleep support and immune health

24 Feb 2020 --- Functional beverages are rising in popularity as consumers seek added nutritional benefits and health-boosting properties from the products they consume, often in convenient... Read More

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Whey of life: Protein fortification drives RTD beverage space

28 Jan 2020 --- Demands for convenience and pleasant delivery are driving the development of protein-infused beverages. Tapping into sports nutrition trends, as well as senior nutrition,... Read More




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Volac spotlights role of dairy protein in boosting immunity

25 May 2020 --- The focus on immunity brought upon by the COVID-19 crisis brings consumer awareness of maintaining healthy lifestyles “back to the basics,” according to Nadia El-Zanfaly of Volac, who highlights how dairy protein can play a supportive role in this space. Dr. Elisa Glover, Nutritional Specialist at Volac, further elaborates on how dairy protein provides key nutrients and essential amino acids, which ultimately optimize overall health.

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New concepts in protein delivery

04 Dec 2018 --- Produced in Europe, Volac's range of Volactive UltraWhey proteins have been carefully developed using cutting edge technology and specialized industry knowledge spanning the past 50 years. At HiE 2018, Volac will showcased Volactive UltraWhey Velicious targeting the performance and active nutrition sectors. Hartwin Feddersen presents several innovative concepts using the company's ingredients.

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Targeting the “active” consumer - Volac

07 Dec 2017 --- At FiE 2017 held in Frankfurt last week, Volac exhibited their Volactive UltraWhey Velicious ingredient, which is a specifically engineered whey protein concentrate powder that can be used in everyday products such as ice cream, baked goods, ready to drink shakes, smoothies, soups and many more. NutritionInsight caught up with Marketing Manager Mel Billows and Applications Manager Rebecca Farr at Volac. 

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The Debate Around Protein Quality

12 Jan 2015 --- In early 2013, a report by an Expert Consultation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO) recommended a new, advanced method for assessing the quality of dietary proteins. The report recommends that the Digestible Indispensable Amino Acid Score (DIAAS) replace the Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS) as the preferred method of measuring protein quality.




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Opinion Edge: A Look Inside The Future Dairy Cabinet

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Expert Views: Sports Nutrition in the Mainstream

03 Jul 2014 --- Key speakers at the recent 4th Sports Nutrition Conference offer their perspectives on the mainstream trend in sports nutrition products. Which ingredients hold strong potential for growth?




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