CarniPro is a non-dairy source of protein and is 100% hydrolysed beef protein sourced from bovine. It provides approximately 22g of protein per serving and has a comprehensive amino acid profile providing all the essential amino acids (EAA's).
CarniPro has a high protein content (87%) which will contribute to the growth and maintenance of lean mass. It also has a low fat and sugar content which makes it an ideal choice of protein for anyone looking to reduce fat and sugar content in their diet.
CarniPro is recommended for anyone looking to increase daily protein intake and particularly those who are avoiding lactose and dairy products in their diet or are looking for an alternative source of protein.
We are changing the name of this product to "Beef Protein Isolate". Please note that the ingredients and nutritionals are the same and only the name of the product has changed.
Add 150-250ml of water or milk into our shaker (the less liquid the thicker the shake will be). Then add 25g, shake and consume. Use 2-3 times daily or as required.
Note: We advise that all servings are measured using an accurate set of scales. While we make every attempt to provide an accurate equivalent measure using our Myprotein scoops, these are only approximate and are not a substitute for using a standardised measuring device.
Do not exceed the stated recommended daily dose. This product is a food supplement and therefore should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet and a healthy lifestyle. Store in a cool dry place, out of the reach of young children.
Made in a facility that also handles Milk, Soy, Egg, Gluten and products thereof.
Banana Flavour: Hydrolyzed Beef Protein (92%), Thickener (Xanthan Gum), Flavouring, Colour (Curcumin), Sweetener (Sucralose).
Chocolate Flavour: Hydrolyzed Beef Protein (88%), Thickener (Xanthan Gum), Cocoa Powder, Flavouring, Sweetener (Sucralose).
Strawberry Flavour: Hydrolyzed Beef Protein (92%), Thickener (Xanthan Gum), Flavouring, Colour (Beetroot Red), Sweetener (Sucralose).
Unflavoured: Hydrolyzed Beef Protein (99%), Thickener (Xanthan Gum)
Vanilla Flavour: Hydrolyzed Beef Protein (92%), Thickener (Xanthan Gum), Flavouring, Sweetener (Sucralose)
Serving Size - 1 Scoop (25g)
Servings Per Container - 40 (1kg)
|Per 100g||Per Serving||*RI|
|Energy||1750 kJ/410 kcal||438 kJ/103 kcal||5%|
|Fat||1.9 g||0.5 g||1%|
|of which saturates||0.9 g||0.2 g||1%|
|Carbohydrates||0 g||0 g||0%|
|of which sugars||0 g||0 g||0%|
|Protein||97 g||24 g||48%|
|Salt||0.65 g||0.16 g||3%|
* Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal)
The nutritional information is based on the Unflavoured version, when choosing an alternative flavour the nutritional values may vary by up to 10%
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I have to admit that I read the other reviews of this product thoroughly before trying, and although there were a number of comments about poor mixability and one about taste I decided to give it a go. In 2.5 years of training & using protein products this is the first time I've had what I consider to be a failure. I just can't get on with the product for two main reasons. Sure I feel better great after I've managed to down it & I do believe that the protein is absorbed more efficiently, but for me it's just a no-go product. So what about it is so bad? Let's start with the flavour. I bought the chocolate flavour, as this has always worked well for me in the past no matter what type of protein I've had. In this instance it was probably the worst flavour I could've chosen. The shake doesn't taste very chocolatey at all, in fact there is a definite meaty taste to it - not to mention the after taste. The best mix I've managed has been using the remains of my orange & cinnamon workout drink as that just about masks the flavour while I'm drinking. But nothing can take away the after taste. I can only manage a portion of this if I have a flapjack, seed bar or something like a Nakd bar to quickly eat after it as that does mask the aftertaste to a manageable degree. The next problem is mixability. I have an MP shaker with the mixer ball which has worked with every protein powder I've used in the past, but is a complete failure with this particular protein. No matter what I try (adding a little water first to swell the protein, making it really watery, trying to make it thick) I just can't get it to mix. It foams up ridiculously & the foam seems to lock in the protein - so I end up with watery chocolate drink & over half a shaker of foamy protein - which just tastes rank! Sadly I bought a 2.5kg pouch so I have rather a lot of it to get through. Within 3 days I had ordered a 2.5kg pouch of Whey because I just can't handle this on a daily basis, let alone twice a day. I'm sticking with using it after my 2 hour sessions (Bootcamp, Spin & Body Pump) on a Saturday as it does help with recovery from such hard work, but I feel that's the only time I workout hard enough to be able to justify following up with a flapjack as I have to be very careful with my carb count. So in summary, it's a high quality protein which seems to help with muscular recovery (hence the 3 star overall rating), but it's a impossible to mix without making a really foamy drink & tastes awful. It's like drinking a sirloin steak mixed with a thin chocolate shake.Goes Well With:Nothing!
The taste of the shake is good e.g vanilla was plain and tasty as expected. The Mixture is very sticky when mixed with liquids so try not to spill. However, very poor mixability as i used both a filter and mixer in my shaker but gives me a very lumpy shake after a good 2-3 minutes of shaking. The actual content of the Carnipro is of high quality but its not worth the effort if using a regular shaker as it produces a lumpy outcome. I recommend buying a shaker with a blender in it if you continue to use Carnipro. Positives are that it can be used if suffering with mild-moderate acne or spots as it doesnt flair up at all, as it is dairy free unlike whey which can cause spots to form.
Don't understand all the bad reviews! I am using banana favour carnipro and I like it! I mix it with milk, Greek yogurt and fruit even use it for protein pancakes! and there is no horrible aftertaste. Mixability could be better but its not that bad honestly! And I do have a sensitive palette, for example I cannot drink peptopro! I would recommend the banana carnipro to everyone, and if your that worried buy a sample first, dont let these reviews put you off. Their very harsh in my opinion.Goes Well With:Milk, Greek yogurt, in pancakes
First of all i would like to thank you for making a product which helps people who have lactose intolerance. I bought banana flavour and i was worried because of many negative reviews. Taste is acceptable, its not good like the whey protein but its not THAT bad tasting neither. Its little artificial, but seriously if you buy protein just to taste good, buy yourself a chocolate or stick with whey. I am really long in this sport and this product will give you gains with increased intake together with balanced diet. Mixabillity is little worst then whey protein but its nothing special. I dont understand all this negative reviews, maybe too easy life when you complain about so trivial things and make them look far worst then they really are. The best option if you have any diary digestive problems.Goes Well With:Water or Milk
Due to my paleo lifestyle I am unable to use whey protein (and the fact my body hates dairy). I have used hemp and although enjoy the nutty taste it can be overpowering with reasonable but not large amount of protein content. I decided to give this new product a try (unflavoured) as it only contains the hydrolysed beef protein and xanthum gum - no sucralose sweeteners like the flavoured ones. I am very impressed. I added it to my morning chocolate smoothie (300ml almond milk, 1/2 avocado, 1 small banana, 1 tbsp linseed, 1 tbsp cashew nut butter, 2 tbsp cocoa powder). It did not change the taste at all, however bumped up the protein content 22g!
I tried this protein as I like to mix up the Whey from time to time. The flavour isn't bad however it is close to impossible to mix this with anything short of an industrial blender. It just forms clumps which makes it pretty hard to stomach.
This powder clearly doesn't mix as well as others, but there is really no issue so long as you follow the instructions of one of the other reviewers. Start with 200ml water, put a scoop in, shake for a minute, add in milk (if using), shake some more and there's no lumps. The banana flavour is absolutely fantastic - exactly like Nesquik Banana - and I will probably order the exact same next time!
For a smooth, tasty and perfectly mixed shake follow these instructions to the letter! 1. 200ml water in the MP shaker (make sure the metal ball is inside) 2. 1 scoop of Carnipro 3. Shake the hell out of it until the powder is completely dissolved. 4. For those who want milk in the shake, add 100ml or more milk at this stage. For those who want water only, add 100ml or more of water at this stage. 5. Gently roll the shaker on it's side to mix the added liquid with the froth from before. 6. Let the shaker stand for 30 minutes. 7. Gently roll the shaker on it's side again. 8. Within a few more minutes the shake is ready to be consumed. 9. Thank me!
Very nice protein!!! Always my first choice from now on. For me better then the whey protein ;D
Whey protein makes me sick, this doesn't. It tastes decent however does not receive 5 stars only because it is not completely soluble in water. Effective however & does the job a winner in my eyes.
The unflavoured one doesn't taste very good, but it is unflavoured, so no right to complain ;-) However, the mixability of the product is awful, even when you mix it for 10 minutes there is still lumps and foam. I tried to bake it as well, it was a really bad idea. Indeed, my cookies stick to the baking sheet. But still it is a good product, because completely suitable for paleo diet and sugar free addict and very high in protein.Goes Well With:blended with fruits in a smoothie
Yes mix ability in the standard shaker is a problem, however a good blender with water and a few ice cubes sorts that issue out... Taste is delicious, can't fault the chocolate flavour. Definitely prefer this type of protein compared to whey and whey isolate, easier on my digestive system. Will keep on buying from now on.Goes Well With:A blender and Ice
hi, this product alone tastes bad and is so so foamy but if you mix half a scoop of egg protein powder with one heaping scoop of beaf protein powder it makes the perfect shake when added with some nesquick to flavour it. For some reason when with the egg there is no foam (use a blender) you get about 50g of protein and not only that but without to much info my bowel movements have been perfect far from what whey was like, and the egg + beef has a more compleat amino acid profile than whey with much more protein per scoop, love it!!! Goes Well With:egg protein powder
I follow a strict paleo diet (aip) so it's difficult to find a protein powder to fit in with that! I use the unflavoured mixed with a cup of coffee, tsp cocoa and 1/4 cup of coconut milk for a quick and easy breakfast everyday, delicious and keeps me full til lunch. The unflavoured is great for those who want to avoid artificial sweeteners, you could easily add in your own flavourings and sweeteners to taste.
I purchased CarniPro as the vegan protein blend that I had previously purchased was unavailable in 1Kg. I figured why not, I'd had average protein powders before, how bad could it be? In my opinion, absolutely shocking. - Product doesn't mix. Regardless of whether with water, milk, almond milk. It stays in thick, gluggy masses. Making it absolutely revolting to drink when a huge bit of powder cakes your mouth and throat. - Tastes awful. Chocolate anyway. - Absolute nightmare to wash my protein shaker with. It gets stuck in the rim of the shaker and nothing but the most thorough scrubbing will get it out. Not at all suitable for rinsing or even a dishwasher. In over a decade of using protein powders, I can categorically say this is the worst product I have tried. Never ever again.Goes Well With:The bin
As a lactose-intolerant bodybuilder, this is my dream. I have strawberry, vanilla and chocolate (make more flavours please!) and even though the mixability can leave a little to be desired - that doesn't put me off. I have a nutribullet blender so I just whiz it in there for a few seconds and it's airy and smooth and delicious. I rarely drink shakes anymore though, I have this with my oats every morning instead. 2 scoops chocolate carnipro, oats, peanut butter and a coffee. OR my other favourite: 2 scoops carnipro vanilla, oats, cinnamon and steamed apple. Oh lawd. I've also whizzed the chocolate carnipro with frozen raspberries before and topped with some walden farms and it was absolutely beautiful. I actually love the taste, I don't know how anybody is getting a meaty vibe from it. All in all this makes it easy for me to hit my macros deliciously and beefily. No bloating whatsoever - and the added bonus of creeping out my colleagues by telling them I'm eating oats and beef for breakfast!
Taste - Chocolate tastes like salty, beefy chocolate. Mixability - Serious arm gains from all the shaking required and its super foamy and hard to drink! Solution? - YES! This works great if you add it to a blender. So usually I make up a post-workout shake of blueberries, protein powder and almond butter and I found that this protein both mixes and tastes better this way! In summary, it's great if you're super intolerant to dairy (though I am an the whey isolates by MP are fine) or if you're just looking for a change but it has to either be blended or coped with.Goes Well With:frozen banana, blueberries and almond butter in a blender - try it!!
Great apart from the fact that there is sometimes small chunks left over after shaking
Very bad taste (chocolate) and mixability. It completely block my shake. I hope the recovery will be ok.Goes Well With:nothing
I normally use 300ml of water with one scoop of CarniPro. This results in about 650ml of froff and a tiny amount of water mix at the bottom. Although this is still drinkable it can cause a bit of upset in your stomach (probably due to the air in the froff). In addition, about 10-15% of the powder will form lumps and not completely mix. If this powder was able to mix as a liquid like whey does and not froff up it would be an excellent alternative for those wanting dairy free. The taste is not bad at all (vanilla) but the product is let down by its mixability. I suppose this is a good fix for some looking for a non dairy protein powder but if you are having 3-4 shakes a day which some do (I used to have 3 a day) it will soon make you feel sick.Goes Well With:Just about water.
Great product; tastes great, mixes very good once you get use to the product, tends to foam a lot but just leave it to rest or drink as foam still tastes excellent.Goes Well With:Water
I read the reviews and decided to try anyway. Mistake. If you try and mix it with a small metal whisk in a glass like I did, all you will find is that it sticks to the whisk in a single clump and like tar to the edges of the glass. The stuff simply isn't water soluble unless you use something like an industrial blender and even then cleaning would be a nightmare.
Gluggy plastic/silicone texture if too much water and it coagulates very quickly into glug lump. Lovely taste. Shake perishable-wouldn't last pre-made in the fridge long as sour taste. I use water. Will buy again though. Perhaps more flavours..
Have had different types of protein from my protein for several years, but the mixability of this product make it close to impossible to drink. On mixing 2 scoops(I've tried 1) with water it bubbles/froths up to fill 50% of the shaker. Beef protein is great for recovery but this is issue needs to be resolved by myprotein.
Carnipro is an excellent alternative the standard whey. As whey makes me 'bloated' a friend advised me to try Carnipro and it was worth it. awesome product strength and definition have increased 10 fold within 4-6 weeks of using only issue is the mixability. I worked out a way to mix and found that this system works with all the different shakers mixers. put the water / milk in first then the protein and mix prior to work out, leave it to settle. Need to mention at this point it can be a bitty in that small pockets that don't mix but if you leave it, it will dissolve by the time the work out is finished and ready to drink with one final mix. Its nice and thick too the mixtureGoes Well With:milk and water
I have ordered first a sample pack of this product which convinced me to buy the bigger bag. Taste wise I would say it tastes nice and it has only a very-very slight aftertaste what is difficult to notice. When others say it is difficult to mix I have to admit it is true, but it is far not hopeless. I use my shaker with blander ball and I start to mix one scoop with about 2-3 dl of water and shake it for about 20-30 seconds. then live it for about 20-30 seconds to stand and I add about 1 more dl of water and shake it for an other 20-30 seconds. This way I managed to get rid of all the lumps. I found consistency just right, and the shake itself is quite filling. Did not upset my stomach which is great and I bloating less than with the whey products. Overall I would say it is a good choice just you have to figure out, how to get your perfect shake what you can really enjoy :) Hope this small review with my findings help you in your decision. I still say if you want to try this, order a sample, give it a chance and you'll see if you can use it or not.Goes Well With:L-Glutamin Aminogen Beta-Alanyne
Mixability could be improved but not too bad. Taste is poor in my opinion in comparison to Whey but not undrinkable (strawberry) I have rated effectiveness as 5 because I bought the product to replace whey as this was making me feel sick (possible intolerance) and it is a good replacment.
Very bad taste,poor mixability!!!horrible!!!don't buy this product!!!
This was my first time using a 'myprotein' product and I'm pleasantly surprised. This is a much more affordable alternative to 'muscle meds' carnivor. The taste is great, not very strong taste in general. No idea what people are talking about when they mention a beef aftertaste. I've tried a lot of different products and can honestly say this is one of the least offensive tasting. The mixability isn't great in shaker but I've had worse. Few extra shakes gets it almost right but I'll prob blend in my nutri bullet anyway. Can't really comment on effectiveness. But i like this product and would def buy again and recommend to anyone looking for a cheap yet quality non dairy protein shake. Goes Well With:Ice in a blender
Im so happy i found an alternative to whey protein , whey protein i seem to come out with acne but carnipro it seems to have got better and my skin is clearer! Taste wise chocolate is horrific its the first flavour i tried i felt dissapointed so i tried strawberry and WOW amazing taste, i was relieved that now i have found a protein that doesnt effect my acne like whey does!!! Effectiveness = Great!!! i can see size gains and noticed my strength has gone up , the worst thing is the mixability the protein goes really foamy when you use it with just water or milk BUT if you use with instant oats it doesnt go foamy at all so the solution for the foam use this protein with instant oats!!! :)Goes Well With:Instant Oats!
You mix it with an immersion hand blender in a second !
Bought a sachet of this as a tester, and to be honest I'm confused by all the poor reviews. I was expecting a lumpy, chocolatey beef drink, but that wasn't the case. Granted I gave it a bit more of a shake than usual (mesh cup) but it was no lumpier than whey. No beef aftertaste either.. No idea of effectiveness yet, but just thought I'd share the fact that it wasn't that bad.. Still quite happy with unflavoured whey so not sure if I'll be buying any more but certainly a good sub.Goes Well With:I mixed it with water and 8g of creatine.
I have tried many shakes and many brands, sadly this by far is the worst, the mix-ability is non existent so forget that the shake does not mix, because the shake does not mix you end up drinking a frothy lumpy sugary water tasting thing. I think its back to the drawing-board with this one. Even if your a dairy free protein drinker I am telling you this is not the one, find another shake.Goes Well With:people who were silly enough not to read the reviews.
Having recently switched to a Paleo diet, I was eager to find a decent source of protein powder, so I tried this. The taste isn't as bad as some say, but everything else is. The mixability is very poor (blender necessary). I got stomach cramps after my first drink, which didn't go away after 3 weeks. I eat a lot of beef, so I'm surprised to have such a bad time with this protein. Have since switched to MyProtein's hemp powder, which digests fantastically.
I would normally rate myprotein highly but this is a very poor product. The taste is probably the best thing about it. However, its still not great compared to whey's I've had in the past and in contrary to the youtube video on the product you're not going to miss the beef aftertaste. The mixability is atrocious there is consistently lumps and it foams up 2-3 times more than whey. As regards to effectiveness I think any gains it might have will be negated by the fact that if you take it regularly it will simulate mild food poisoning. The actual powder itself sticks to your fingers when you go to scoop it making it awkward to use. Add to this the fact that the bag didn't come properly sealed and there is absolutely no positive experience I have to take away from this purchase from what is normally a good provider of supplements.
I ordered the unflavored version of carnipro. Mixability? Moderate to poor. Can be mixed only with blender. Otherwise simply can not be mixed. Taste? The unflavored version reminiscent of burnt meat. If someone is very brave let's try. But if I want to be honest, I must admit that this protein is the only solution for someone who wants a non dairy protein. If someone wants to order must be ordered with some flavor.Goes Well With:Nothing
SO far is the best product I have found considering I cannot take conventional whey proteins due to intolerance. No bloating or adverse effects. Poor taste reports are ridiculous, if anything I would say this protein is sweeter tasting than other products from the range. No problems with taste at all. Mixability is not good but just buy yourself a blender! More convenient than a shaker anyway!
Purchased a sample packet in chocolate which I thought I'd try. Made it up with almond milk and peanut butter. Came out really smooth, no bad taste which I initially feared. It tastes really good and along with all the information regarding beef protein and it's benefits is a truly great product.Goes Well With:Almond milk and peanut butter
This isnt bad. I thought it would've been nasty but actually it tastes quite good. It doesn't mix that well it makes small globules of protein but the texture and flavour is fine. A decent replacement for dairy wheyGoes Well With:Instant oat
After ordering Carnipro and then reading some of the reviews, I got a bit worried that I'd made a mistake. I needn't have worried as although yes it is harder to mix than the whey equivalent, if you persist with the shaking it does eventually mix well. Maybe some people can't be bothered trying or something. I did find that it mixes better in a mesh bottle rather than one with a whisk ball. I have the banana and although it wont win any awards, it certainly tastes like banana. I find that I have less stomach problems while taking this as opposed to whey that makes me feel nauseous and bloated. I will definitely buy this again.
This product is full or protein and has other great attributes. I'm sure the gains will be good too. But it really doesn't mix well, I've used many wheys and in comparison just doesn't barely mix at al, it clogs my shakers, and leaves a powdery clumpy mess in everything else. but if your persistent you can get it mainly mixed and then just get it down. I drink this for nutrition not delightful mix ability. nobody ever took a vitamin tablet and then gave a culinary review, jesus! The taste of the strawberry is fine, just if I use less water it is hard to mix, but with more it becomes quickly very watery tasting. Anyway as I said, manageable, and definitely worth the problems.
I don't know what all the fuss is about. One scoop mixed fine for me in a shaker just add a bit more water. Slightly sticky and with a few lumps you can easily swallow, not a big deal. Taste is great, very banana like, didn't give me bad breath either. I will continue to use this as whey makes me acne go crazy.
Just recived this product. Opened the package and the smell was amazing, like whey protein (chocolate) - that was the good part. Then i mixed it in water, like they recommend - HORRIBLE! Milk/juice - same bad taste. Another bad thing is that it doesn't shake well, like really badly! Then the consistency, it's like a really thick gravy! Would rather crash on my bike, than recommend this product!
Simply put, the single worst mixing MP product on the market. Nearly insoluble in water or milk. Ends up like a mix of water and suet. Probably good quality protein, but i'll never find out, as i have a need for permanently blocking a culvert on a local farm. Carnipro to the rescue !
Ok so I purchased this product after trying a few other blends from myprotein. With the previous blends being pretty good. Ie mixing, texture, consistency etc Unfortunately this one doesn't blend well unless you use a blender. Also I brought the unflavoured blend which even with the addition of milk tastes terrible. I now have a 1kg tub that I'm probably not going to use. So I won't be buying this one again.
This product will not blend. I have used it in my shaker with the shaker ball in and it stays lumpy even after ~5 minutes of constant shaking. Lumpy shakes are really not a big deal though. Biggest complaint is the texture. It tastes like drinking gelatin mix. The Banana flavour tastes good, a lot like banana medicine as a kid, but the texture just ruins it for me.
I was a bit worried reading previous reviews, about the taste and smell of this product. Anyway, I ordered the banana flavour and I was pleasantly surprised by how good it tastes. I much prefer this over the Soy protein, for taste and mixability.
Being Gluten sensitive I have found the Carnipro Chocolate very tasty my only irritant is this does not blend well with water so am left with a very lumpy shake no matter how long I shake or blend it. Overall happy with the product.
The banana flavour is excellent!! Found it very hard to mix it (almost impossibble in a shaker, good that I have a blender) and also hard to wash the shaker after it. But makes you full for a good couple of hours, and I'm absolutely happy that it comes without dairy or soya. Definitely worth its price.
As a person allergic to dairy i've been through most of the alternative proteins and when this appeared thought i'd give it a shot. The taste initially takes a bit of getting used to , but it seems to mix quite well with chocolate. I use nesquik hot chocolate or chocolate almond milk and both mask the taste nicely. I tend to mix in a Myprotein shaker and this stuff takes quite a bit of effort and easily goes quite lumpy. Mix it with a little water first before adding the milk and the choc definitely helps and if you try mixing it with milk from scratch i find it foams up. Not sure how effective it is yet as i'm only halfway through, but its digestible and doesnt sit in your stomach like some proteins. I'll definitely give it a second shot. Hemp is still my #1 favourite though as its quite enjoyable to drink.