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Milk with a Hump????

The company Oasis Park presents its project in the farm 'DromeMilk' to the Government of the Canary Islands

Fuerteventura is home to the largest camel milk farm in Europe with more than 300 animals. The forage farm and the DromeMilk camellar farm are a pioneering project for research and production of camellia milk, supported by the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and the King Saud University Of Saudi Arabia.

As the company Oasis Park Fuerteventura, owner of the estate, the Canary Islands Government visited the facilities on Thursday to learn about the latest advances in this project.

The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Water of the Government of the Canary Islands, Narvay Quintero; The Deputy Minister, Abel Morales; The President of the Cabildo of Fuerteventura, Marcial Morales; And the Director General of Livestock and Agriculture of the Cabildo, David de Vera; Together with expert technicians; They knew from the hand of the park management team this initiative based on the nutritional values ​​of milk of this species, superior in many respects to the milk of other animals usually marketed.

The final purpose of the project is the production and commercialization of this product, as well as the conservation of the species in the Islands.

"It is a challenge of great projection of the future that implies a domestic animal of deep rooting popular in the Canary Islands, whose desert climate is perfectly adapted, but that until a few decades seemed condemned to a certain extinction", explains from Oasis Park Fuerteventura.

According to Soraya Cabrera, Director of Conservation, on the farm are studying the variables that influence the production of milk, as well as the composition and properties of this food, whose first results demonstrate the benefits for diseases such as diabetes.

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