Whey Derivatives

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Whey Derivatives

Whey powders are the result of spray drying pasteurized cheese whey. The first step is to concentrate the pasteurized whey. The value of Whey is its high nutritional value.

Whey itself is the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained. It is a byproduct of the manufacturing of cheese. Sweet whey is produced during the manufacturing of rennet types of hard/semi hard cheeses like swiss or cheddar and Gouda/Edam. Acid whey is produced during the manufacturing of acid types of dairy products like cottage cheese, yogurt or acid casein production.

Numidia offers a wide range of whey products for your purposes.

Sweet whey powder

Spray dried, without added sugar or other sweetening matters, Protein 12%, fat max. 1.5%.

Acid whey powder

Spray dried, lactose content is lower than sweet whey powder. Its acid number is higher. Is has a more acidic taste than sweet whey.

Deproteinized whey powders

The finished dry powder contains more than 80% lactose after removal of sufficient protein.

Demineralized whey powders

The powders produced by removing of the minerals by

  • 40%
  • 50%
  • 70%
  • 90%

Edible Lactose

A crystalline free flowing powder

  • 200 mesh
  • 100 mesh

All product corresponds with the standards and regulations for food safety and Codex Alimentarius.

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