Donkey Milk

A lack of awareness of donkey milk and its high cost are impeding growth in the sector, but this is being offset by social media interest and new clinical results. Pic: Getty Images/Jacek Jacobi

Donkey milk on the agenda for Italian parliament

By Jim Cornall

Italian donkey milk company Eurolactis Italia Srl CEO Pierluigi Orunesu was invited to speak by videoconference to Italy’s Agriculture and Food Production Senate Chamber about the product.

The webinars will be of interest to scientists and other professionals involved in the sheep, goat, and other non-cow dairy sectors.

IDF goat and sheep milk symposium goes digital

By Jim Cornall

Originally set for May 2020 in Brussels, Belgium, but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers of the 8th International Dairy Federation (IDF) international symposium on sheep, goat, and other non-cow milk have decided on a digital format, with...

Eurolactis Italia has been manufacturing and selling donkey milk freeze-dried powder since 2010 and is expanding its milk collection network in Italy. Pic: Getty Images/Jacek Jacobi

Increased sales for donkey milk company during pandemic

By Jim Cornall

During the coronavirus crisis, 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.

The latest research on donkey milk coagulation for cheesemaking by Dr Giuseppe Iannella suggests camel chimosin or plant protease can be used with the right process

Italian researcher solves donkey cheese puzzle

By Jim Cornall

Milk from horses and donkey has long been considered unsuitable for cheese production because, unlike other milk, no curd is formed with the addition of common rennet.

Eurolactis' donkey milk Onalat is increasing production, and the company is moving into chocolate bars.

New donkey milk products in pipeline

By Jim Cornall

Swiss-based donkey milk company Eurolactis is ramping up production, and is set to launch the first large-scale production of a chocolate bar made with donkey’s milk.

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