Learn more about Eurolactis
Inspired by European traditions and at the forefront of agri-food innovation, at Eurolactis our love of Donkey milk guides our quest to weave together the traditions of yesteryear and the aspirations of tomorrow.
Our Swiss-Italian heritage gives us a diversity of expertise that allows us to collaborate effectively, while cultivating a respected place in our sector. Our commitment to excellence, superior product quality and animal welfare has earned us the trust and loyalty of a diverse international customer and partner base.
Eurolactis embodies a genuine commitment to the heritage of the food and skincare industries, looking to the future without forgetting the lessons of the past.
REVIVING THE MIRACLE OF NATURE WITH EUROLACTIS
Explore the benefits of Donkey milk, recognised for centuries and confirmed by science, through our sincere commitment to authenticity and excellence.
Founded on the basis of a collaboration between Italy and Switzerland, Eurolactis is proud to be the first company dedicated entirely to the production of donkey’s milk.
Known since ancient times for its remarkable properties, donkey milk is much more than just a product.[…] It is the cornerstone of our commitment, embodying a thousand-year-old tradition.
Since 2008, we have been a leading supplier of high-quality donkey milk. We supply major companies in a wide range of sectors, including nutraceuticals and cosmetics.
At Eurolactis, we are dedicated to preserving and enhancing this precious heritage. We adopt production and distribution methods that respect time-honoured traditions and the environment, ensuring a pure and beneficial natural product.
Discover our Timeline : from 2007
The passion for Donkey milk and its precious heritage unites every member of our team. It is this shared passion that drives us to work hand in hand to revitalise this precious gift of nature.
Foundation of Eurolactis in Morges, Switzerland, initiated by Pierluigi Christophe Orunesu.
Opening of an operating subsidiary in Italy.
Formal strategic agreement with Montebaducco.
Start of processing of fresh donkey milk into powder.
Scientific collaboration agreement signed with the CNR-ISPA in Turin and Avellino, Italy.
World's first patent application for isolated probiotic strains.
6-month partnership with FC INTER, validating the nutritional benefits of donkey milk for elite athletes.
Donation of two donkeys and donkey milk powder to Pope Francis by Pierluigi, President of Eurolactis.
Launch of the first UHT liquid donkey milk in 100ml TetraPak with Granarolo (project interrupted due to premature separation of the casein).
Launch of the first Swiss donkey milk chocolate with master chocolatier Fornerod.
Initiation of the donkey milk protein concentrate project with renowned experts in neonatology.
Participation in the 5th EMBA International Milk Banking Congress in Turin, presenting the positive results of recent clinical studies on the use of asses' milk in paediatrics.
Discover our Team
The passion for donkey milk and its precious heritage unites every member of our team. It is this shared passion that drives us to work hand in hand to revitalise this precious gift of nature.
Pierluigi Christophe ORUNESU
Group Founder & Eurolactis Italia CEO
Dr Hans-Peter RICHARD
Member of the Board
Dr. Laura Cavallarin
Strategfic & Scientific Advisor
Dr Amedeo CONTI
Senior Scientific Advisor
Prof. Claudio DEVECCHI
Member of the Advisory Board
Agricultural Technician / Expert of Animal Science