BUTTER MILK POWDER

Product Description

Butter milk powder produced from butter milk obtained from production of butter, spray dried

Ingredients

Liquid butter milk

Sensory Characteristics

Appearance – powder free flowing, homogenous, easily breaking up lumps allowed
Color – uniform, creamy to slightly yellow
Taste and smell – salt sweet, slightly sour, free from foreign flavors and odors

Physico-chemical requirements

Water content, max % – 4.0
Fat content, max % – 5.0
Protein content, min % – 30.0
Lactose content min % – 75.0
Acidity, max % – 0.15
Antibiotics and inhibitors – negative
Solubility, max, ml sediment – 1.25
Mechanical impurities – negative
Scorched Particles, disc – A, B
Ash content, max % – 9.0

Microbiological requirements

Total plate count in 1 g, max – 20 000
Coliforms in 1 g, max – n = 5, c = 2, m = 0, M =10
Enterobacteriaceae, in 1g – n = 5, c = 0, m = 10, M =10
Staphylococci. in 1 g – n = 5, c = 2, m = 10 , M = 10
Salmonella in 25 g – n = 5, c = 0; absent
Listeria monocytogenes in 25g – n = 5, c = 0; absent
Moulds and yeasts in 1g – not more than 50

n-number of samples tested in batch
c-number of samples giving results between m and M
m-value equal to or below satisfactory results
M-accepted threshold value above which the results are disqualified

Information about allergenic ingredients

Cereals containing gluten (ie wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelled, kamut or their hybridised strains) – No
Crustaceans – No
Eggs – Not
Fish – No
Peanuts – No
Soybeans – No
Milk (including lactose) – Yes
Nuts (almond, hazelnut, walnut, cashew, pecan nut, Brazil nut, pistachio, pistachio nut, macadamia) – No
Celery – No
Mustard – No
Sesame seeds – No

The presence of genetically modified organisms

absent

The presence of preservative

absent

Shelf life

12 months

Condition of Storage

Dry and clean stores, clean pallets, temperature not exceeding 20°C, relative humidity not more than 75%

Packing

4-ply paper bags with poly inner liner of 25 kg net each or bigbags
Bags on one-way or euro pallets foil wrapped.

Transportation

Means of transport should protect the product from damage, moisture and other harmful environmental influences