Milk is an ideal food not only for the young ones but also for the aged ones and convalescents. Milk is a complete food and is rich in carbohydrate primarily lactose, protein mainly fat and casein.
As a raw material it is available in various forms, and it can be processed into a various variety of nutritional products. Further minerals like phosphorous, calcium, sodium, magnesium and potassium are present in appreciable quantities.
- Skimmed milk
- Double toned milk
- Toned milk
Milk is chilled in a chilling unit (PHE unit) to 4ºC, then Chilled milk is pasteurized in a milk pasteurizer and cream is separated out from milk by the cream separator to get skimmed milk.
Standardization of milk is done depending on the requirement of skimmed milk, toned milk, double toned milk or full cream milk.
Separated cream is further processed to ghee and butter manufacturing. The pasteurized skimmed milk, toned milk, standardized milk or double toned milk is sent for packing in pouches in the packing machine.