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David Drake
(DavidDrake) - F

Locale: North Idaho
Nido or Peak? on 03/06/2014 09:43:23 MST Print View

Searching for Nido on Amazon also returned Peak brand whole milk powder. It's cheaper. Anyone use it?

Sarah Kirkconnell
(sarbar) - F

Locale: In the shadow of Mt. Rainier
Re: Nido or Peak? on 03/06/2014 13:55:20 MST Print View

Huh...produced in Holland. A new one to me!

Richard Reno
(scubahhh) - M

Locale: White Mountains, mostly.
KLIM? on 03/06/2014 14:06:55 MST Print View

I don't know about Peak, but KLIM is good,a nd about 1/2 the price of Nido, I think. Very popular in Latin America and made in Holland, I think. It's also a great way to attract the attention of US Customs,if you buy a big bag of i tand stuff it in your suitcase ;-)

David Drake
(DavidDrake) - F

Locale: North Idaho
Thanks... on 03/06/2014 14:11:30 MST Print View

...Peak seems worth a try, then.

Delmar O'Donnell

Locale: Between Jacinto & Gorgonio
Nido on 03/11/2014 10:49:38 MDT Print View

Nido available for cheap at Walmart, I find...

Valerie E
(Wildtowner) - M

Locale: Grand Canyon State
RE: Nido or Peak on 03/11/2014 19:21:44 MDT Print View

Be careful with Nido -- there are 2 kinds: one is non-fat (ewww) and the other is the full-fat good stuff; but the packaging (color, design) is the same on both. Read the label a bit carefully or you'll be disappointed (as I was!)...

Doug I.
(idester) - MLife

Locale: PNW
Re: Nido or Peak? on 03/11/2014 20:18:36 MDT Print View

I prefer Milkman.

Bob Gross
(--B.G.--) - F

Locale: Silicon Valley
Re: Nido or Peak? on 03/11/2014 21:39:08 MDT Print View

This may seem radical, but I prefer a custom mix of about 80% Ensure powder and 20% non-fat powdered milk. Ensure has other nutrients and calories in it besides plain milk, and it is vanilla-flavored. It works for me. I have one unopened can of Nido for backup. Milkman used to be preferred, but it got hard to find.


Matthew Black
(mtblack) - F
Re: Re: Nido or Peak? on 03/11/2014 23:39:12 MDT Print View

Milkman is readily available at REI. I've some in the cupboard.

Richard Gless
(rgless) - MLife

Locale: San Francisco Bay Area
Nido or Peak on 03/12/2014 00:21:06 MDT Print View

I used to like Milkman rather than what was then regular dehydrated milk (i.e., non fat) because it tasted much better (to me anyway). When Milkman went away I tried full milk Nido. I really like the rich taste (and the extra calories). Haven't tried Peak.

Paul McLaughlin
(paul) - MLife
Re: Nido or Peak on 03/19/2014 15:12:00 MDT Print View

May sound weird but how about infant Formula? actually tastes pretty good,better than lowfat powdered milk for sure, maybe even more calories than powdered milk.

Delmar O'Donnell

Locale: Between Jacinto & Gorgonio
Nido at WM on 03/20/2014 20:18:58 MDT Print View

Here's the Nido available at Walmart:

...except I remember paying only a couple bucks for it. Oh, mine's a 12 oz can.

Glenn S

Locale: Snowhere, MN
Re: Nido or Peak? on 03/20/2014 21:44:17 MDT Print View

Just wondering... What do you guys do with this stuff? Just use for recipes? Sounds like you drink the stuff. Bleh!

Why not something like weight gainer or Recovery 2:1:1 that has some body to it if just for drinking?

Ben H.
(bzhayes) - F

Locale: So. California
Re: Re: Nido or Peak? on 03/21/2014 11:09:18 MDT Print View

I definitely don't drink it straight. I use it in cereal and oatmeal. It is good to use with recipes too.