“The Milk Bites are fortified with extra calcium and come in chocolate mint, chocolate caramel, and vanilla flavors. The yogurt also comes in fruit flavors such as blueberry and apricot.” Arla also developed powdered yogurts and powdered whole milk. All the products are pathogen-free and need no refrigeration. “Best of all,” notes Kane, “these products have a shelf life of up to two years with no degradation of flavor.” The center supports research and commercialization of space foods and space food technologies, working with 26 partners at universities and corporations. The web site is www.ag.iastate.edu/centers/ftcsc.
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