The high temperature/short time pasteurization process has been a reliable workhorse in dairies for years. But there are alternative technologies that treat raw milk without heat. Some are in use in other countries.
Concentrated milk proteins contribute valuable minerals like calcium, magnesium and phosphorus to formulations without increasing sugars. These versatile ingredients can be used as emulsifiers, flavoring agents, humectants, texturizers and more.
Fortification of foods with vitamins and minerals has reduced the percentage of children with inadequate intakes of many micronutrients. Yet there is a fear that children are getting excessive amounts of certain nutrients.
Converting to LED bulbs is one of the best and easiest investments in sustainability for processors and producers. Dairy producers also should look at practices in milk cooling, ventilation and milk harvesting.