Milk Powder

Fresh, wholesome milk from over 2,400 Land O’Lakes dairy farmer members provide the source for the finest-quality milk powder in the industry. Careful controls throughout the process ensure that our bulk milk powders remain fresh-tasting, safe and consistent. Our dairy powders meet rigorous quality standards established by the American Dairy Products Institute.

Applications

  • Confectionery
  • Ice Cream
  • Beverages
  • Bakery
  • Dairy-based Sauces
  • Nutrition Bars

Nonfat Dry Milk/Skim Milk Powder

Milk is a complex dairy product consisting of fats, proteins, minerals, vitamins, enzymes, carbohydrates and water. Milk isn’t just a highly nutritious food. It’s also a functional ingredient. Milk powders contribute nutritionally, functionally and economically to a variety of food formulations including bakery, confectionery, dairy, nutritional beverages and prepared foods.

Typical Application

  1. For bakery, confectionery, dairy, sauces and soups as:
    1. An economical source of nonfat dairy solids
    2. A source of functional dairy solids
  2. High-heat nonfat dry milk and skim milk powder helps achieve good loaf volume in breads
  3. Low-heat nonfat dry milk and skim milk powder optimizes sensory properties in dairy foods and beverages
  4. A partial replacement for whey protein concentrate, providing similar concentrations of lactose but different types of protein and minerals/ash
  5. An easily transported and stored dairy ingredient

Dry Whole Milk Powder

Dry whole milk/whole milk powder is obtained by removing water from pasteurized, homogenized whole milk. The major components in milk powder (proteins, lactose and milkfat), as well as the processing method (high to low heat), determines the way milk powders perform and their suitability for various applications.

Typical Application

For bakery, confectionery, dairy, prepared mixes, sauces and soups as:
  1. An economical source of dairy solids, including milkfat
  2. A convenient form of nutritious milk that doesn't require refrigeration and is easily reconstituted
  3. An easily transported and stored dairy ingredient

Dry Buttermilk Powder

Buttermilk powder (dry buttermilk) is obtained by removing water from liquid buttermilk that results from churning cream into butter and is pasteurized prior to condensing.

Typical Application

For bakery, confectionery, dairy, sauces and soups as:
  1. An economical source of dairy solids, including milkfat
  2. A convenient form of buttermilk that doesn't require refrigeration and is easily reconstituted
  3. An easily transported and stored dairy ingredient