Which NIDO® products contain a serving scoop?


Only the NIDO® 1+ canned products contain a serving scoop. 1 scoop = 1 Tablespoon.


What are the differences between NIDO® products?


NIDO® 1+ is a powdered milk beverage that is specially formulated for children 1-3 years old. It contains a probiotic, 19 mg Omega-3 DHA and 13 vitamins and minerals to help support your child’s growth, development, and a healthy immune system.


NIDO® Lacto-Ease is a milk beverage for children ages 1-3 with all the same benefits as NIDO® 1+, but with reduced lactose.


NIDO® 3+ is a powdered milk beverage with 12 added vitamins and minerals to help support your child’s healthy development during preschool.


NIDO® Fortificada is a powdered whole milk beverage with added Vitamin C and Iron for healthy growth and development, for older children and the rest of the family.


What is new about NIDO 1+?

The new NIDO 1+ has been reformulated with you and your toddler in mind. With a creamy, honey-flavored taste children love, now it has the added benefits of a probiotic that, along with vitamins A, C & D, iron and zinc, helps support their immune system, and 19 mg Omega-3 DHA that, along with iron, helps support brain development. Our newly improved powdered milk is more nutritious than ever!


What are prebiotics? What are probiotics?

Prebiotics are food ingredients that help support the growth of healthy bacteria in the digestive tract.

Probiotics are live organisms, such as bacteria, that are found naturally in humans and added to some food products such as NIDO 1+. There are many different types of probiotics. The probiotic in NIDO (Lactobacillus rhamnosus) along with vitamins A, C, D, iron and zinc help to support a healthy immune system


What is the shelf life of NIDO® Powdered Milk Beverages?

The shelf life of NIDO 1+, NIDO Fortificada, and NIDO 3+ is 12 months.


The shelf life of NIDO Lacto-Ease is 9 months.


For optimum quality, consume all NIDO® products before the "Best If Used By" date, printed on the bottom of the can.


Where can I find the NIDO® products nearest me?

NIDO® products can be found in supermarkets as well as national retailers such as Walmart and other club stores. For a location near you, please use our store locator. You can also buy it online directly.


What’s the difference between NIDO Lacto-Ease and NIDO Kinder Deslactosado?

NIDO® Kinder Deslactosado is the version of NIDO Lacto-Ease that is sold in Mexico, not in the US. NIDO® Lacto-Ease  is sold in the U.S. NIDO® Lacto-Ease has 75% less lactose than NIDO® 1+. 


Is NIDO® real milk?​

All NIDO® products are made with real milk ingredients, keeping its rich taste and many of its nutritional benefits, like protein. Each product is specially formulated to provide nourishment for your toddler in a creamy, wholesome drink with gentle honey notes that they will love.


Which vitamins & minerals can be found in NIDO 1+? ​

NIDO 1+ is specially made to provide your toddler, ages 1 and up, with 13 essential vitamins and minerals that help support their growth and development: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Vitamin E, Calcium, Iron, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Thiamin¸ Selenium and Zinc. Additionally, NIDO 1+ also contains a probiotic and 19 mg Omega-3 DHA.

*As a milk-based product, NIDO 1+ has animal-based ingredients (milk). The added nutrients are synthetic. Vitamin D3 can be derived from lanolin (from sheep) or from fish.


What vitamins & minerals can be found in NIDO Fortificada?

NIDO Fortificada is specially made to provide the members of your family ages 4 and up with vitamins and minerals that help support their growth and development: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Calcium, Iron and Zinc.


How do I prepare a single serving glass (8 fl oz) of NIDO® products?

Add 4 scoops of NIDO® 1+ (or ¼ cup) to 1 cup (8 fl oz) of warm water; mix well. (1 scoop of NIDO® = 1 Tablespoon)


Add 4 scoops of NIDO® Fortificada to 1 cup (8 fl oz) of warm water; mix well.


How can I prevent the NIDO® powder from clumping?

To prevent clumping, ensure that the utensil is dry before scooping the NIDO® powder. When preparing, make sure to always add NIDO® powder to water, not the reverse.


What is one scoop of NIDO® 1+ powdered milk beverage equal to?

One (1) scoop of NIDO® 1+ powdered milk beverage is equal to 1 tablespoon.


How long does NIDO® 1+ Powdered Milk Beverage last once it's prepared?

Once prepared, NIDO® toddler milk should be consumed immediately to maintain the nutrients' freshness. Whenever you need more than a day's worth of toddler milk, it is best to separate extra servings in powder form and mix right before giving them to your little one to ensure the highest level of freshness. For more helpful solutions for you and your toddler, please take a look at our Tips section. 


At what age can I give my child NIDO® products?

NIDO® products are intended for children ages 1 year and older.


NIDO® products are not suitable for children under 1 year of age.


We recommend you consult your pediatrician regarding your child's nutritional needs.


Is NIDO® milk beverage a baby formula?

No, NIDO® powdered milk beverage is not a baby formula. NIDO® products are only intended for children ages 1 year and older.


Doctors recommend breast milk or formula as the primary source of nutrition for children up to 1 year of age.


NESTLÉ® GERBER® makes products for children under 1 year of age. Visit their website at or you can call 1-800-782-7766 to find a suitable formula for your child younger than 1 year old.


Can NIDO® 1+ substitute for regular liquid milk in recipes?

Yes, NIDO® 1+ can substitute for regular liquid milk in recipes and is a great way to incorporate NIDO® 1+ into your child’s nutrition. In recipes, substitute one (1) cup of prepared NIDO® 1+ for one (1) cup of regular liquid milk.


How do I learn more about lactose sensitivity?

For more information about lactose sensitivity, talk to your pediatrician.