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Where is whey powder used?

Where is whey powder used?

Whey powders are used as food ingredients in many applications including:

  • frozen desserts
  • bakery products
  • health foods
  • confectionery
  • convenience foods
  • chocolate making
  • processed cheeses
  • sweetened condensed milk
  • dairy products
  • infant nutrition
  • biscuits
  • ice cream
  • cured meat products and sausages
  • baby foods

There are several types of powders, but whey powder is one of the richest sources of protein and carbohydrates available.

Nutrition supplements

⠀⠀Whey powders are used as food ingredients in many applications, from chocolate and sugar confectionery, bakery, soups and sauces, baby foods, etc., with different types used in different foodstuffs.
⠀⠀There are four kinds of whey: sweet whey powder, demineralized whey powder, acid whey powder, native whey powder.
⠀⠀Our whey powders are an economical alternative to skimmed milk powder for chocolate applications as they are a source of lactose and work as bulking agents, which reduces costs for chocolate manufacturers. Whey powders can be Kosher certified.
⠀⠀Demineralised whey powder can be used in many different foods, it is commonly used in some such as infant foods (and goat milk substitutes), mineral salt content may need careful adjustment.

Food additive

⠀⠀Our sweet whey powders perfectly fit for sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk. Their heat stable properties prevent from jellifying risks during the production of sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk. Sweet whey powder provides a consistent and homogeneous texture. Its non-maillardize property helps to keep a creamy color.
⠀⠀Sweet whey powder is often part of biscuits ingredients list as lactose carrier but not only. Its balanced sweet and salty taste is especially appreciated in wafer fillings. Easy to mix with other ingredients in powder or liquid shape, sweet whey powder fits into many different kind of biscuits recipes.
⠀⠀Whey powder is used as an ingredient in the processing and production of a wide variety of foods, from chocolate and sugar confectionery, bread, soups and sauces, baby food, etc., with a variety of varieties, used in various foods.

Sweet whey powder

⠀⠀Sweet whey powder is obtained by drying pasteurized sweet whey which is by-product during the manufacturing process of cheeses such as swiss or cheddar. Sweet whey powder contains all the constituents of fresh whey, except moisture in the same relative proportion, Protein total 11 – 13 % and lactose 70 – 75%.
⠀⠀Sweet whey powder may be used to replace part nonfat milk in recipes. It imparts a sweet flavor, and is an excellent source of complete protein. Whey also has a shortening effect in doughs & is used in sausage making.
⠀⠀Sweet whey powder is regularly used in food products and bakeries for snack food, chocolate, confectionery, desserts, ice cream, sauces, processed cheese, soups, drinks, dressings. Sweet whey powder is also used in pet food and feed products.

Demineralised whey powder

⠀⠀Demineralised whey powders are often sought for their low mineral content. Demineralisation reduces excessively salty flavours in food application and limits minerals intake nutrition applications like infant formula.
⠀⠀Demineralised whey contains lactose and serum proteins with high nutritional value. When it is 90% demineralised, it is used for infant food. Demineralised whey helps standardise the serum protein, lactose and mineral contents of infant formula to be closer to breast milk composition.

Acid whey powder

⠀⠀Acid whey powder is manufactured by drying fresh whey obtained from soft white cheese,. Microbial fermentation lowers milk pH and changes lactose into lactic acid.
⠀⠀Lactose content of acid whey powder is lower than sweet whey powder. Its acid number is higher, it has, as a result, a more acidic taste than sweet whey.

Not right for everyone

⠀⠀Although whey powder is safe for most people to consume, certain people should avoid it. Whey powder isn’t appropriate for peeps with an allergy to cow’s milk proteins like casein and whey. Whey powder contains at lactose, it can’t be used by people who are lactose intolerant. Not vegan-friendly. If you have an allergy to cow’s milk proteins or are following a vegan or dairy-free diet, you should avoid products that contain whey powder.

SUMMARY:
Whey powder can be used in many different manners and serves as a great source of protein. Whey powder can be consumed in a wide range of applications: baked goods, chocolate and confectionery, dairy, ice cream, infant formula, clinical nutrition and pharmaceuticals. Our whey powders are an economical alternative to skimmed milk powder for chocolate applications as they are a source of lactose and work as bulking agents, which reduces costs for chocolate manufacturers.

Whey powder is one of the popular food additives and ingredients in most countries. As a professional Whey powder supplier and manufacturer, AGROCOMPLEX Sp. z o.o. has been exporting Whey powder from Poland since 2000, so you can be confident in buying Whey powder at Agrocomplex. Please feel free to email any inquiries and problems to info@agrocomplex.com.pl, we will reply to you within 1 working day.

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As a professional producer and supplier of Whey powder, Agrocomplex Sp. z o.o. has been selling Whey powder in Poland since 1992. Therefore, you can be sure that you are buying Whey powder fromAgrocomplex. Please direct any questions and issues to the email address info@agrocomplex.com.pl, and we will respond within 1 business day.

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