Product/Service

Calcium Caseinate

Source: Irish Dairy Board Inc.

A high quality milk protein product, manufactured from fresh pasteurised skimmed milk through acid precipitation of the casein followed by neutralisation and drying.
A high quality milk protein product, manufactured from fresh pasteurised skimmed milk through acid precipitation of the casein followed by neutralisation and drying.

Applications

  • Nutritional drinks
  • Processed cheese and spreads
  • Cheese analogue
  • Yoghurt



Compositional
Information
 
Specification
Typical
Value
Moisture % max. 5.5 <5.0
Protein (dry basis) % min. 90.0 94.0
Lactose % max. 0.2 0.1
Fat % max. 1.5 1.0
Ash % max. 4.0 3.5
Scorched Particles Disc B A
pH   6.3 - 7.0 6.6
Colour   White White
Flavour   Bland Bland



Microbiological
Data
 
Specification
Typical
Value
Total Plate Count /g max. 20,000 5,000
Coliforms /0.1g Negative Negative
Yeast /g max. 50 <10
Mould /g max. 50 <10
Staphylococcus (Coagulase Pos.) /0.1g Negative Negative
Thermophiles /g max. 5,000 <500
Antibiotics/Inhibitors   Negative Negative
Salmonella /25g Negative Negative