Butter fat testing using Gerber method is one of the many quality assurance test procedures carried out in milk. It is a simpler modification of the Babcock method with special butyrometers for various dairy products. Butter fat determination is necessary to determine the amount of butter fat present in milk and milk based products. One […]
Total Quality Management (TQM) is the philosophy of involving all the stakeholders in an organization in a continued effort to improve the quality and to achieve customer satisfaction. Approaches to Total Quality Management (TQM) i.) Find out what the customer wants. You can do this by relying on survey focus groups and interviews. You can […]
Butter is a premium dairy product. Failure to control the butter defects can lead to some serious complications consequences such as food poisoning when the consumer finally uses the defective butter. Before releasing the butter to the market for sale, a team of competent judges conducts a series of tests to grade it. They carry […]
Butter fat indices indicate the type and amount of fatty acids in the butterfat of any given dairy product, which helps in scoring the quality of the product. Many methods, including the gerber method, exist for determining the butterfat content. However, the indices we shall be looking at not only reveal the content but also […]
The quality of process water must be maintained at very high standards, otherwise, there will be uncontrollable contamination of the food being processed at the plant. Waste water emitted from the plant must be handled properly to avoid contaminating the environment.