Saturday, January 22, 2011

Powder Milk

Powder milk is usually drink by baby, but currently also available many kind of powder milk that purpose for adult people. Powder milk manufacture is a simple process now carried out on a large scale. It involve the gentle removal of water at lowest possible cost under stringent hygiene conditions while retaining all the desirable natural properties of the milk color, flavor, solubility, nutritional value. Whole (full cream) milk contains, typically about 87% water and skim milk contain about 91% of water.

On producing powder milk those water contain is removed by boiling the milk under reduced pressure at low temperature in a process known as evaporation. The skim milk then change into concentrated milk, this concentrated milk is sprayed through a fine mist into hot air to remove further moisture and produce a powder. To produce 13 kg of powder milk need 9 kg skim milk powder can made by 100 L of whole milk.

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