Whey is the greenish translucent liquid that separates from the curd after the coagulation of milk during the manufacture of cheese.
Whey Powders are obtained by drying whey. Whey powders consists primarily of carbohydrate (lactose), protein (several different whey proteins, mainly lactalbumins and globulins), various minerals and vitamins.
We offer following Whey Powders for food and feed production:
Sweet Whey Powder (SWP)
Acid Whey Powder (AWP)
Demineralized Whey Powder (DWP)
Fat Filled Sweet Whey Powder (FFSWP)
TYPICAL COMPOSITION OF WHEY POWDERS
Typical Physical and Microbial Characteristics
Whey powders are valuable additions to the functional properties of various foods and a good source of nutrients. On average they contain approximately 50 percent of the nutrients found in the liquid milk. Whey powders shall contain less than 5 mg/kg of copper, 1 mg/kg of lead and 20 mg/kg of iron. Whey Powders should be exempt of Salmonella, Listeria, coagulase-negative Staphylococcus and show a maximum Standard Plate Count of 50,000 colony-forming units/gram (CFU/g). Whey Powders are not genetically modified and don’t contain genetically modified ingredients. They do not need any special labelling.