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Dairy Ingredients

With 100% nutrition-rich milk at our core, you get the best quality, function, and consistency when you choose Agropur dairy ingredients. A sweet duet of form and function — our dairy ingredients’ simplistic origins lend well to clean label, while their surprisingly diverse spectrum of ingredient properties can be utilized to target a variety of nutritional, flavor, aesthetic, and performance objectives.

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Crino®️ lactose is produced by crystallizing lactose from fresh sweet whey and then drying. The product may then be ground to various particle sizes. Agropur’s Crino®️ lactose is a versatile ingredient and delivers product value in a variety of applications, from browning in baked goods, to a carrier for flavors and colors and sweetness. Crino®️ lactose can also be used as a standardizing agent.

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Sweet Dairy Whey

Crino®️ sweet dairy whey comes from the drying of fresh, pasteurized whey, a coproduct of cheese making. Crino®️ sweet dairy whey is a source of lactose, protein, vitamins, and minerals as well as a small amount of fat.

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Deproteinized Whey

Crino®️ deproteinized whey (aka permeate or dairy product solids) is our high lactose content (min 76%) functional ingredient derived from the crystallization of sweet dairy whey. Originating from fresh USA dairy milk, Crino®️ deproteinized whey is a clean label and versatile co-product of the dairy production process, making it an easily integrated and consumer accepted addition to ingredient panels. With similar flavor enhancement effects similar to sodium and sensory properties akin to sweet dairy whey, Crino®️ deproteinized whey can be the cost-effective dairy solid replacement solution you’ve been looking for.

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Premium Deproteinized Whey

Crino®️ premium deproteinized whey (PDPW) is a light-colored, free-flowing powder. Crino®️ PDPW is manufactured from fresh sweet whey under controlled processing conditions.

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Skim Milk Powder

Crino®️ skim milk powder is the result of removing moisture from pasteurized nonfat milk, which is then spray-dried. The resulting powder contains not more than 1.5% milkfat and is a versatile and important ingredient in many food formulations. Spray drying requires less intensive heating and creates a product that is more soluble when reconstituted in cold liquids. Spray-dried Crino®️ skim milk powder is available in two forms, ordinary (non-agglomerated) and instant (agglomerated). Ordinary skim milk powder can gather on a liquid’s surface when reconstituted. Instant Crino®️ skim milk powder incorporates more air into particles, improving solubility during reconstitution.

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