om camel racing to camel beauty pageants. The humped beast is a staple to the Gulf's Arab heritage. And now a company in the UAE is launching a new product, baby formula based on camel milk.>>
> Studies suggested that camel milk is almost as nutritious as human milk and offers ten times more iron and three times more vitamin C than cow's milk. The firm, Camelicious says the newly developed baby formula is a first of it's kind worldwide. It produces more than 40 camel milk based products including energy drinks, powder milk and ice cream.
Camel milk has been a staple for desert Arab nomads for generations. But it's boom in modern-day food and beverage, industries could see it as a UAE's new cash cow.