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A closer look at Whey Protein Phospholipid Concentrate

By John Lucey

Dairy Foods | August 2022

Whey Protein Phospholipid Concentrate (WPPC), a low-value coproduct, is currently being examined as a source of nutritional and functional ingredients. WPPC contains high-value components, such as various types of proteins and phospholipids. Currently, WPPC is low-value product mostly used in animal feed. However, there is interest in finding value-added uses for WPPC.

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Cheese, Cultured Products, Beverages, Dairy Ingredients, Dairy Processing

Expanding infrastructure for innovation at the CDR

By John Lucey

Cheese Market News | June 2022

In recent years, groups within the dairy industry have raised concerns that plant-based drinks are using the term “milk” on their labels instead of “beverage.” These are valid concerns, since the federal definition of milk is the lacteal secretion from mammals, which cannot apply to oats, almonds or any other plant-based source. These beverages do state on the label they are made from plants, so it’s unlikely consumers think they are drinking cow’s milk.

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Cheese, Dairy Ingredients, Dairy Processing

It’s time to rethink whey permeate

By John Lucey

Dairy Foods | March 2022

Wisconsin produces about 30 billion pounds of whey each year. Once the protein is removed via filtration, we are left with whey permeate. The dairy industry produces a lot of whey permeate, and while the industry has found some uses for it, I believe we could think even bigger.

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Cultured Products, Dairy Ingredients

Optimize the performance of dairy ingredients in yogurt

By: KJ Burrington
Dairy Foods | September 2019

Start by determining whether a milk protein or a whey protein ingredient will fit your needs

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Dairy Ingredients

The future of dairy ingredients

By: John Lucey
Cheese Market News | April 2017

When it comes to innovation, the dairy foods industry continues to flourish. From new flavored cheeses to unique dairy ingredients, the benefits of dairy are now available in a plethora of delicious products.

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Dairy Ingredients

What is driving the growth in milk protein?

By: John Lucey
Cheese Market News | August 2016

Over the past 30 years there have been many dramatic changes in the U.S. dairy industry, but one of the key innovations has been the development of higher protein powders derived from both milk and whey.

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