“A happy tummy can make all the difference” says
Nestlé launches Lactogrow, growing-up milk formula, for toddlers
Nestlé, the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company
and the most trusted child nutrition brand across the globe, announced
the launch of a revolutionary nutrition product in Sri Lanka, Lactogrow!
Lactogrow is the latest addition to the ‘Good Food, Good Life’
company’s world renowned child nutrition range.
Developed by Nestlé’s globally acclaimed R&D, Lactogrow is a unique
growing-up milk formula fortified with probiotics including L. Comfort
is (a Lactobacillus culture that is a friendly bacteria), vitamins and
minerals to stimulate a healthy gut flora, tummy comfort, visual and
Whilst Nestlé’s popular infant nutrition range caters to children
from birth to the age of two, Lactogrow supports continuing nutrition
for children beyond the age of two right up till five years. “At Nestlé
Nutrition we saw the need to innovate a product of the highest quality
that bridged the nutrition gap between infancy and toddlerhood in Sri
Lactogrow was therefore developed by our world leading scientists to
encourage mothers to continue to nourish their children with probiotics
even after the age of two years” said Mr. Mohamed Rizwie, Country
Manager for Nestlé Nutrition in Sri Lanka.
Infant gut microbiota can have certain deviations which could have a
negative impact on a child’s health.
Many healthcare providers recommend optimised probiotic strains in a
baby’s diet to strengthen a baby’s immune system and gut (tummy) health.
Probiotics are a type of “good” bacteria which aids intestinal and
digestive functions and helps maintain a stronger, resilient immune
Professor Seppo Salminen, renowned Professor of Food Development from
the University of Turku and Director of the University Functional Foods
Forum visited Sri Lanka recently to discuss current advancements in
Probiotics. “Probiotics is one way of influencing an infant’s gut
It prevents constipation and acts as normal food ingredients for the
infant’s diet, whether it’s via breast milk or something else.
An infant that has not been breastfed is considered a risk infant, in
which case they should be provided with the bacterial stimulus (probiotics)
through a formula,” stated Professor Seppo Salminen.
Fortified with probiotics, Lactogrow’s product tag aptly proclaims
“Happy Kids Discover More”, where Nestlé states that ‘a happy tummy’ can
make all in the difference in ensuring the happy wellbeing and health of
“As the world leader in child nutrition, we are pleased to enhance
our offering to our Sri Lankan mothers and children with a brand new
Lactogrow ensures that mothers are able to provide their children
with a continuing probiotics enhanced nutrition journey even after the
age of two years on a strong benefit platform.
We are most proud that Nestlé Lanka is the first to introduce
Lactogrow into the market in the Nestlé world. With the launch of
cutting edge products such as Lactogrow in the local market, we continue
on our mission to bring ‘Good Food, Good Life’ to all our Sri Lankan
consumers,” said Alois Hofbauer, Managing Director of Nestlé Lanka PLC.