Horizon Organic, an organic dairy firm and Danone subsidiary, has announced the launch of a new milk formulated to meet the nutritional needs of young children.
Horizon Organic Growing Years is said to have been developed in partnership with paediatricians and created specifically for children aged one to five. The formulation is said to include DHA Omega-3 to support brain health, choline to transport DHA in the body, prebiotics for gut health and vitamin D and calcium for bone strength.
Commenting on the launch, Domenic Borrelli, president of Premium Dairy at Danone North America said: “This delicate growing and transition period can feel like a big change for parents and kids alike, and it’s important to Horizon that we continue to support families every step of the way. Throughout history, milk has been synonymous with childhood nutrition and healthy development, and offering an organic product specially made for those early years is a natural next step for us”.