BREAST MILK FREEZE-DRYING RESEARCH
Don't just take our word for it - researchers world-wide have been studying how breast milk is affected by the freeze-drying process for decades. Some of this research dates back to the 1950s! Milk banks and hospitals around the world currently use this technique as a safe and effective way to preserve the nutritional and bioactive components of breast milk.
Learn more below from our growing collection of articles and research!
(Updated May 2021)
“Freeze-drying was indeed confirmed as a more effective storage method than freezing at -20°C"
FREEZE-DRYING BREAST MILK: IN THE NEWS
"They found that freeze-drying is a viable storage method for breast milk, leading to no microbiological contamination and no loss of its health benefits for infants"
FREEZE-DRYING BREAST MILK: EFFECT ON IMMUNE FACTORS
"The stability after storage of freeze-dried milk was higher than that reported for frozen or fresh milk indicating that freeze-drying is a promising option to improve the preservation of human milk"
FREEZE-DRYING BREAST MILK: EFFECT ON NUTRIENTS
"Freeze-dried human milk...brings potential benefits to newborns, mainly by preserving the essential nutrients present only in breast milk"
FREEZE DRYING BREAST MILK: EFFECT ON BREAST MILK PROBIOTICS