Ultrafiltration and Manufacture of Whey Protein Concentrates



The past 15 years has seen remarkable growth in the production of soluble whey protein concentrates (WPCs) derived by the ultrafiltration of whey. The unique physico-chemical and nutritional properties of the whey proteins (Kinsella & Whitehead, 1989) and the perceived value of WPCs as functional food ingredients (de Wit, 1984), together with concomitant advances in the design of commercial equipment, have undoubtedly been major contributing factors.


Whey Protein Concentration Polarization Cheese Whey Cheddar Cheese Sweet Whey 
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  1. 1.New Zealand Dairy Research InstitutePalmerston NorthNew Zealand

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