Milk Processing

Milk Processing

  • Submitted By: keyplanner
  • Date Submitted: 10/23/2008 7:40 AM
  • Category: English
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Healthy living is something that we have hared from our parents and our teachers many qtimes before. The question that one might often ask what are the ways we can live and enjoy and being healthy at the same time.In high school there were several programs that talked about balance diet and milk was always there first priority. I was lucky enough to attend one of the seminar where i learned about the process of milk production The most essential part of health food is milk. Milk is the nutrient-rich liquid and it also contains significant amounts of unsaturated fat, protein, and calcium..Milk is one of the main food item used in day to day life. These include milk that you drink all sorts of cheeses, creams, ice cream, yogurt and dairy desserts. The most important process of milk production is harvesting milk, laboratory testing of milk, processing milk, and selling.

Harvesting milk is a process in which, Cows are normally milked 2 times per day. Normally, cows are milked at about 6 am in the morning and again at about 5 pm in the evening. Milking process time takes about 5 minutes per cow but, it depends on the type of machine and the amount of milk the cow is producing. After collecting milk they are stored in milk storage vats or silos which are refrigerated and come in various shapes and sizes. Milk is stored for no longer than 48 hours and also with the help of the machines monitored sametime to see that the fat does not separate from the milk.

Milk is collected from the farm every 24 or 48 hours. It is necessary to keep milk cold while storing. So the tankers that are used have a special stainless steel body to keep the milk cold during transportation. Samples of milk are taken from farm vats prior to collection and from the milk tanker on arrival at the factory. Samples of the milk are tested for temperature before the milk enters the processing area.Farm milk samples are tested for milk fat/protein/and bacteria count. Milk is rejected if...

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