New packaging prolongs shelf-life of carabao milk


    San Miguel Packaging Group has developed a packaging solution that can extend the life of carabao’s milk without the need for preservatives.

    The company said the solution also improves the local product’s marketability and potentially jumpstarting growth of the carabao industry.

    The company will use retort technology to process fresh carabao milk to be sterilized in aluminum cans without the need for preservatives and effectively extend its shelf life for up to six months.

    This will be a major boost for carabao farmers and the carabao industry in general.

    San Miguel invested in new equipment at its beverage filling facility in San Fernando, Pampanga for the new retort process which can also be used for other beverages including teas, coffee, soya and other milk-based products.