Milk standardization is important in the dairy industry because it is used to ensure that every consumer gets milk with constant fat content and consistency. Primarily, milk may be separated into two products; cream with high fat content (about 40% fat) and skimmed milk (about 0.03% fat) using a centrifugal separator.
Mass balance equations facilitate understanding of the quality of food by determining the different food components and how they complement each other. The various components of milk are often expressed as a percentage of the total, usually based on 100 grams sample. These components can also be expressed in terms of grams of the component per […]
Quality tests for milk need a concerted effort to ensure that the whole dairy value chain is involved. This is because dairy products are very susceptible to bacterial contamination. To ascertain the quality of the raw material and monitor the quality throughout the value chain, the following tests will be very instrumental. 1. Organoleptic Quality […]
Food preservatives play a crucial role in keeping the quality of food for a later use. However, such preservatives cause contamination/adulteration in milk and other food products. Milk adulteration is a big problem in many countries. Many milk dealers prefer to add preservatives in milk to prolong the shelf life of their product given that […]
Assessing the quality of liquid milk is done through performing quality assurance tests, which begins by sampling liquid milk. In order to get the true picture of what milk product you will produce, you need to verify that you are starting off with the best quality available. Since you are dealing with large quantities of […]