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A farm in Dubai has found a novel answer to one of the most common infant allergies: camel milk baby formula.

A farm in Dubai has found a novel answer to one of the most common infant allergies: camel milk baby formula.

Camelicious, which runs the largest camel farm in the world, says there are "no known allergies" associated with camel milk and it has worked with industry experts to develop a product for infants aged between 1 and 3 years. 

The new formula will hit the shelves in the United Arab Emirates over the next few months, before being exported to other countries in the Gulf and India. 

"We had dedicated ourselves to develop a special formula to be the world's first instant baby milk processed from camel milk," Mutasher Al Badry, deputy general manager at Camelicious, said in a statement. 

The new formula is entering a huge market. 

Global baby formula sales are worth tens of billions of dollars a year and the industry is dominated by brands such as Nestle (NSRGY)Danone (DANOY) and Heinz (KHC). Experts estimate that 2% to 3% of infants are allergic to cow's milk, which can cause a range of reactions including vomiting, nausea and diarrhea.