IIImo promotes World Milk Day
For two years, Illimo Dairy Farm has been working with schools to promote healthy nutritional awareness through fun experiences such as learning about the milk-making process, tasting high-quality, healthy and affordable Illimo fresh produce. .
World Milk Day is an international day established by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to recognize the importance of milk as a global food and its vital role in global food systems, providing economic, nutritional and social benefits to a large part of the population. world population.
The day is still celebrated on June 1 since 2001.
The International Dairy Federation, a recognized international authority in developing scientific standards for the dairy industry, says school milk programs are common in many countries around the world, for good reason.
The benefits of providing milk to school children are numerous.
Dairy’s well-known natural nutrient richness provides an abundant supply of high quality protein, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, iodine, and vitamins B2 and B12.
The analysis also shows that quality education, combined with a guaranteed package of school health and nutrition interventions, such as school feeding, can contribute to the development of children and adolescents and strengthen human capital.