A free flowing (crystalline) powder manufactured from whey. To be used in different industrial applications. The grain size will be different for the specific requirements of the various applications. Most common sizes are:
Edible Lactose is manufactured from fresh sweet whey by crystallization, separation, washing, concentration, drying and milling to a crystalline free flowing powder. Edible lactose has a better crystallization than dextrose or sucrose. And when it is mixed with other sugars it also modifies their crystallization properties. Edible Lactose is only slightly soluble in water.
It has a low sweetening power (0.16 compared to 1 for sacharose). Standard Edible Lactose has a purity grade of 99%. The color goes from white to yellowish-white.
Numidia offers Lactose edible grade in different mesh sizes for industrial applications.
25 kg multilayer paper bag with PE-lining / big bags of 1000 kg