Smart analysis makes every drop of milk count
Standardisation of milk arriving at the dairy allows optimal use of resources and can lead to savings of around US $60,000 per annum.
A recently released milk analyser from FOSS is ideal for standardisation of milk arriving at the dairy leading to improved profit and optimal use of resources.
‘Standardisation’ is all about organising the flow of liquid milk into the dairy process so that it is just right for the task in hand, for example, if you are making cheese, you can achieve the fat to protein ratio upstream of the main process. This avoids any wastage in the system and improves yield.
The recently released MilkoScan FT1 builds on the well proven technology behind the world's most widely used Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) milk analyser, the MilkoScan FT120. A new intuitive software interface makes it easy to perform the fast and accurate milk analysis required for effective milk standardisation.
Small adjustments with a big effect
The concept of standardising milk at intake is increasingly popular as a means to improving economy in dairy production. Producers can make savings by standardardising raw material according to a range of key parameters such as protein, fat and many more, for example, a dairy plant producing 300,000 litres of milk per day can use the accuracy of the MilkoScan to carefully monitor the nature and characteristics of milk in silos with typical savings of around 0.014% fat per processed litre of milk. Over the course of a year, this seemingly small saving mounts up to around US $60,000.
FOSS dairy Market Manager Dorthe Bisgard Oldrup said: "This new solution offers dairy producers a timely opportunity to save money in production by making optimal use of their liquid milk intake.” She explains more in a video posted on the FOSS website.
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