What is Casein?
Casein is derived from cow’s milk and makes up 80% of milk protein. It contains essential amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein and considered essential since they cannot be produced by your body.
What are the Benefits of Casein?
Casein is a popular form of protein because it’s slow-digesting and releases amino acids gradually, making it a great option for bedtime nutrition that provides a continuous boost of protein throughout the night — ideal for helping to support your muscle growth and maintenance while you sleep.
Our Milk Protein and Casein Products
Our range of milk protein and casein powder offers an unbeatable selection of high-quality shakes, powders, and blends to fuel your training.
Slow-Release Casein is our super-popular casein protein powder, designed to support your muscles overnight:
• Ideal night-time protein shake
• Contains 23g of slow-release protein*
• Boasts a complete amino acid profile
• Available in a variety of delicious flavours
Our Milk Protein has an impressive 93% milk protein concentrate content, making it an ideal source of bed-time protein:
• Perfect as a source of milk protein with only 106 calories*
• Sourced from ultra-filtered skimmed milk for a smooth-mixing shake
• Features both whey and casein proteins
• Contains only 0.2g of fat*
Alternatively, check out our Protein Hot Chocolate for an indulgent, high-protein hot chocolate mix:
• Perfect for a delicious protein kick any time of day
• Contains 14g of protein*
• Under 100 calories*
• Over 50% less fat and sugar than many supermarket alternatives*
*Nutritional information will vary depending on flavour.
How is milk protein produced?
Whole milk is first separated into cream and skim milk. The skim milk is then ultrafiltrated to create a skim milk reduction. This reduction is further filtered to separate the casein and whey proteins from the other components within the skim milk. Once isolated these are then spray dried to create the milk powder which we use in our products.
What animal is milk protein from?
We source our milk protein from dairy cows.
Is milk protein the same as whey?
Whilst the source may be the same, the difference lies in the form of protein present; milk protein is 80% casein 20% whey protein whereas whey is virtually 100% whey protein.
What is the difference between milk protein concentrate and casein?
Casein powders will be virtually 100% casein protein whereas milk protein concentrate will be 80% casein and 20% whey proteins.
What is casein protein?
Casein protein is a "slower digesting" protein which forms a gel-like substance when it interacts with water. This slows down the release of protein and makes it an arguably better option for satiety and protein meals pre-fasting (such as your last meal of the day).
Does milk protein build muscle?
If your exercise programme and overall lifestyle support the goal of muscle building, then milk protein may be a valuable aid in helping you achieve it.
Can you get milk protein isolate?
Yes; it requires a further filtration process to further remove any non-protein constituents, however, it would leave you with an isolated protein source of at least 90% pure protein.
Is milk protein easy to digest?
Milk proteins may be more difficult to digest from source, however, our powdered products have had most of the lactose (the more difficult to digest component of milk) removed.