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How much fat is in whole milk powder?
What does the term “milk-solids-nonfat” mean?
Where can I purchase dairy ingredients for export?
What is cultured buttermilk, and how is it different from sweet cream buttermilk? What are anhydrous milkfat and butteroil? How are they different?
What is concentrated milk? What is malted milk powder?
What is milk calcium?
How do caseins and whey proteins differ in their structure and functionality?
What makes a product eligible to carry the REAL® Seal?
Do dairy foods and ingredients contain trans fat? I am using whey permeate in my confection formula. How do I label it?
What is the solubility index for NDM?
What is the Whey Protein Nitrogen Index (WPNI) for NDM?
Can dairy proteins be used in protein-enriched, lower-carbohydrate foods and beverages?Why should food and beverage formulators use dairy ingredients? I want to use NDM in a bakery formula that calls for one gallon of skim milk. How much do I use?
What is titratable acidity? I want to add cheese powder into an Italian seasoning mix. What are my options? What is milk crumb? Why is high-heat NDM recommended for baking? What factors affect protein solubility?
What is the difference between probiotics and prebiotics?Whey Ingredients
What are whey phospholipids?What makes whey protein a good ingredient for food and beverages? What are the nutritional advantages of whey protein?
What is a hydrolyzed whey protein concentrate?Why are branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) important to athletes? What are the functional benefits of whey? What is glycomacropeptide? Where can I find the regulations and definition for whey protein isolate?What are different varieties of whey ingredients?
What are the advantages of whey proteins? How is whey made? Dairy Nutrition/HealthWhat is CLA and where is it found? What is calcium bioavailability? What is the function of immunoglobulins? What is nonprotein nitrogen?
What are sphingolipids and sphingomyelin? Does cheese offer any health benefits?
Can cheese be made from unpasteurized milk? What is club cheese?
What exactly are curds and whey?
Prebiotics and Probiotics
Can probiotics be used in dairy foods? What dairy ingredients serve as prebiotics?
For additional questions contact DMI Technical Support.
National Dairy Foods Research Centers and Applications LabsQuick-Reference Guide: Nutrition Claims for Dairy ProductsUnderstanding Protein and SatietyMarketing Monograph: Whey Protein in Breakfast Foods
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