Whey Protein Concentrate - WPC

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Whey Protein Concentrate – WPC

Product information

The protein in whey can be adjusted to the right concentration and it can be removed from the whey by the process of ultrafiltration. The functional characteristics don’t change much in that process.
The percentage of protein in Whey Protein Concentrate depends on how concentrated it is. Lower end concentrates to have 30% protein and higher end up to 90%.

The end results of this process are called, whey protein concentrates (WPC). Because Whey protein contains all 9 essential amino acids it is called a complete protein. With a high content of these amino acids, whey proteins have a nutritional value superior to casein and other food proteins.
They are low in lactose content.

Applications

The WPCs are applied in different applications using their many functional properties (see advantages. The WPC 30/35 are used as a stabilizer and fat imitator in for example ice cream, bakery, dessert and pastry products. WPC 80 is mainly used in sports nutrition and dietary products.

WPC also stimulates the muscle protein synthesis. And because of the fast digestion it is a very popular source of protein in nutritional supplements.

Product’s advantages

  • It is a cost effective alternative for skimmed milk powder
  • It is adding smoothness to yoghurt applications
  • It gives flavor improvements within various applications
  • It is easily dispersible
  • It has a high nutritional value
  • It has a gelling capacity

Numidia offers you a wide range of

  • Whey Protein 30% – WPC 30%
    Whey Protein concentrate obtained from sweet whey, ultra-filtered, evaporated and spay dried to obtain a neutral taste.
  • Whey Protein 35% – WPC 35%
    Can be used to replace the skimmed milk powder in the production of yogurt and other dairy products. Because it gives firm texture and it reduces acidity. Besides that it has a very good water retention property.
  • Whey Protein 80% – WPC 80%
    With ultrafiltration and spray drying of sweet whey, WPC 80 can be obtained.

Standard Packaging

20 kg / 25 kg multilayer paper bag with PE-lining / big bags of 1000 kg

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