Food science is a field overflowing with groundbreaking research, hard-working scientists, and continually evolving innovations. As we understand more about the actual contents of the foods we consume, new possibilities become clear — and through experimentation, new product opportunities often ap… Learn More
Keto Ice Cream Every diet needs some room for special treats. While the most dedicated dieter might be able to subsist on only rice and beans and find themselves content, the average individual pursuing a special meal plan won’t have such a resistance to temptation. Providing a reliable source… Learn More
What is milk protein concentrate/isolate (MPC/MPI), how is it made, and for what purposes is it most useful? When you’re new to the world of milk protein products, it’s natural to have many questions, especially considering the diverse terminology involved. Not all these products are the… Learn More
Typically, micellar casein concentration for commercial use is accomplished by microfiltration. Caseinate production on an industrial scale takes place via a multi-step chemical processing of large quantities of skim milk. The preference for this process stems primarily from the basic nature of th… Learn More
The processing of milk to isolate the nutritional compounds that make it such a rich source of protein is a complex undertaking with several steps and multiple methodologies. Of the products these methods may produce, one of the largest categories includes casein products. Since the word casein itse… Learn More
IdaPro Milk Protein Isolate-90% (MPI-90). Water, lactose and minerals are reduced to achieve a protein content of 90% on a dry matter basis (casein and whey protein). IdaPro MPI-90 is valuable in high protein-enrichment applications such as ready to drink beverages, powder mixes and bars for adult n… Learn More
As it is derived from milk, MPC is not vegan. However, dairy products are considered vegetarian. A vegan avoids all animal products, including eggs and dairy, while vegetarians tend to consume dairy products and eggs. Vegetarianism is usually a diet, while veganism is a lifestyle.
Over the past decade or so, there has been an increase in demand for dairy-based, high-protein, ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages. One problem that has plagued beverage formulators is the shelf life and viscosity. At Idaho Milk Products, we have found a way to improve these conditions dramatically whil… Learn More
Milk Permeate Powder (MPP) is a readily available food ingredient that can provide useful, cost effective solutions to meet today’s food formulations trends. MPP is an economical way to provide dairy flavor to many food systems. It can provide flavor enhancement, improve texture, cost savings, and… Learn More
Due to proprietary processing, IdaPlus 1085 provides more serum phase casein than a standard MPC. The serum phase casein interacts with whey proteins better than casein micelles, which in turn provides a stronger network in a yogurt white mass, resulting in significantly higher gel strength.
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