SWEET WHEY POWDER

Product Description

Sweet whey powder produced from liquid whey obtained from production of rennet cheese, spray dried

Ingredients

Liquid whey

Sensory Characteristics

Appearance – powder free flowing, homogenous, easily breaking up lumps allowed
Color – homogenous, white, creamy-white to slightly yellow
Taste and smell – clean, free from foreign flavors and odors

Physico-chemical requirements

Water content, max % – 4.0
Fat content, max % – 1.5
Protein content, min % – 11.0
Lactose content min % – 68.0
Acidity, pH min – 6.0
Antibiotics and other inhibitory – 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 – 10 000
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 – max 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, clean and airy stores, on clean pallets, at temperature not exceeding 20°C, relative humidity not more than 75%

Packaging

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.