We are now drawing  blood - New dietary intervention study on Velvet Cloud sheep's milk product begins

We are now drawing blood - New dieta...

We've been involved with a team of scientists at the University Of Limerick for over five years now. Over this time they have been examining and working on our sheep's milk

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Does Sheep's Milk Have Lactose?

Does Sheep's Milk Have Lactose?

Sheep’s milk is a dairy product, and all dairy products have lactose, however the type of protein in sheep’s milk differs from that of cows milk. Research now shows that a common form of cow's milk beta-casein protein (called A1) could potentially cause stomach pain and other gastrointestinal (GI)

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A strange week, of awards, radio interviews, and a food festival.

A strange week, of awards, radio inte...

When himself went to the Artisan Cheese Awards in the UK at the weekend, as you know from last week’s post he already knew he had won a Gold award. Never in our wildest dreams

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Aisling explains how hard it is to survive as a small business

How many jars or pots do we need to s...

Last weekend  on social media I saw a post from a lovely couple who have had to close their young food business due to spiralling increased costs. They were naturally devastated - all their hard work gone to waste, but it was the responses to their post that resonated with me.  People were naturally supportive, but many were “shocked” or “surprised” ,  so while waiting for a junior shepherd’s..

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We Scrubbed Up Last Week And Took Off The Wellies

We Scrubbed Up Last Week And Took Off...

Last Wednesday evening saw the final of the Small Firms Association Business Awards. Velvet Cloud was a finalist in the Outstanding Small Business Category.  It was a black-tie event, s

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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children

We do not inherit the earth from our ...

This week has brought a week of beautiful sunrises. Early morning is my favourite time of the day, when the house is still

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On 19th September 2019 Michael went to Knock airport in the pouring rain.

On 19th September 2019 Michael went t...

Earlier that week we had got a call  from a chef called Kevin Burke an Irish Chef working in London in the renowned  Michelin stared restaurant The Ninth. Kevin was home for a short break and asking where he could get our sheep’s milk products in London.

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A Good Media Week For Velvet Cloud Sheeps Yogurt

A Good Media Week For Velvet Cloud Sh...

On Saturday Michelin star chef JP McMahon was writing about Horse Radish where it got its name and giving a easy recipe using sheep’s milk yogurt.

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Our Sheeps Milk Is Now Available On Subscription

Our Sheeps Milk Is Now Available On S...

A quick heads up that we have just added our sheep's milk to our sheep's yogurt as a subscription option.

Setting up a subscription enables 

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The Importance Of Bioactive Substances In Sheep's Milk In Human Health

The Importance Of Bioactive Substance...

The International Journal Of Molecular Science has published a paper called: The Importance Of Bioactive Substances In Sheep's Milk In Human Health by Zuzanna Flis & Edyta Molik

The abstract says that:

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