Author: Kendamil HCP Team

Katie Angotti: Complementary feeding – introducing foods to babies

Introducing foods is an important step in a baby’s development. Although milk remains an infant’s main source of nutrients throughout the first year, the introduction of solids is needed to learn how to chew, swallow and develop all the skills needed to feed themselves proficiently. This period of introducing foods has also been shown to […]

Katie Angotti: Encouraging responsive feeding in babies

Responsive feeding means recognising what a baby needs and feeding them in response to those needs. Babies are very good at communicating hunger, appetite and satiation (1). Supporting parents and caregivers to recognise the cues that babies give can help them to feed more responsively, regardless of which type of milk feeding they choose to […]

Katie Angotti: The importance of dietary fats during pregnancy

Dietary fats play an important role in our health, providing a concentrated form of energy, enabling the absorption of certain nutrients, and providing essential fatty acids that the body cannot make. This article covers the different types of fat in the diet, and practical steps to helping pregnant women include essential fats to support the […]

Kendamil wins the Mother&Baby GOLD award for the second year in a row!

We are overjoyed to announce that Mother&Baby have awarded their prestigious GOLD award to our Kendamil Goat follow-on formula. We’re officially the reigning champions for Mother&Baby’s category, ‘Best Product for Bottle Feeding’, having won last year for our Classic milk range. Mother&Baby are Britain’s #1 parenting publication, known also for their parenting awards, tried, tested […]

Kendamil Classic Follow-on formula wins The Grocer’s New Product Award 2021

We’re incredibly proud to announce that our Classic Follow-on formula has won The Grocer’s New Product Award, in the Baby and Infant Category. Our founding family member and Director Will McMahon (centre) was in attendance to accept the award.  The annual Grocer New Product Awards honour hard work and outstanding innovation in the UK Fast-Moving […]

Kendal Nutricare launches Kendamil Ready To Feed formula without palm or fish oil

On the 12th October, 2021 we launched our first Ready To Feed (RTF) formula. Kendamil RTF is suitable from birth and is the first in the UK to be both palm oil-free and fish oil-free, which is in line with our powdered Kendamil formula. Kendamil RTF is certified Halal and has a unique shelf life […]

Kendal Nutricare is an official finalist for the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards, 2022

Kendal Nutricare is an official finalist for the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards, 2022. According to The Food Manufacturer Group (FMG) finalists establish ‘a coveted mark of quality and excellence.’ The Food Manufacturer Group is a large and well-established organisation, having been run for 21 years. With over 133,300 unique users and 232,825 page views per […]

Summary: Evaluating ARA Requirements For Formula Development

In the past few years the European Commission has issued that arachidonic acid (ARA) is now an optional nutrient to add to formula while docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is required at levels higher than ever before (1). This has brought up a major concern when trying to make formula that best represents human breast milk content. […]

Summary: Improved Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Associated with Bovine Milk Fat Globule Membrane and Lactoferrin in Infant Formula

This summary has been adapted from “Improved Neuro-developmental Outcomes Associated with Bovine Milk Fat Globule Membrane and Lactoferrin in Infant Formula: A Randomised, Controlled Trial, The Journal of Paediatrics (2019)”.  The milk fat globule membrane (MFGM) is a component of both bovine milk and human breast milk. MFGM contains a triglyceride core that is surrounded […]

Summary: Impact of Palm Olein in infant formulas on stool consistency and frequency: a meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials

This summary has been adapted from “Impact of palm olein in infant formulas on stool consistency and frequency: a meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials, Food & Nutrition Research (2017).” Human breast milk contains a unique blend of fats, carbohydrates, proteins and minerals in order to serve the nutritional needs of an infant. Whether through necessity […]

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