Scientists from Dutch company NIZO, in collaboration with Abbott, bioMérieux, FrieslandCampina, Nestlé and the U.S. Dairy Export Council, have identified a practical and reliable microbial method to enumerate heat-resistant bacterial spores in milk powders.
A new report on the South African milk market by Persistence Market Research says that preservation of raw milk continues to be a challenge for consumers, pushing the country’s middle class to opt for durable UHT milk products.
Australian dairy cooperative, Murray Goulburn, has announced plans to spend A$19.1m ($19.9m, €15.4m) on the update and expansion of its Leongatha UHT milk manufacturing plant in an attempt to meet “immediate” export demand.
A growth in UHT milk sales in Kazakhstan over the next five years, coupled with the country’s limited production capacity could give international brands opportunities in the country, says a research analyst from Euromonitor.
A revolutionary UHT milk processing system slashes production time by up to 90 per cent, cuts operating costs in half and reduces capital outlay by almost a third compared to conventional equipment, said Tetra Pak.
Milk and cheese remain staples of diet in most parts of the world,
but yoghurt continues to be the main engine for growth in the
global market, not least because of its versatility as a functional
product, according a recent report...