Grade A Medium Heat

Nonfat Dry Milk

Spray dried Grade A Medium Heat Nonfat Dry Milk is the powder resulting from the removal of the fat and water from fresh milk from cows. It shall contain the lactose, milk proteins and milk minerals in the same relative proportions as they occur in fresh milk. The product shall be made from fresh, sweet milk to which no preservative, alkali, neutralizing agent or other chemical has been added and which has been pasteurized.

Chemical-Physical Standards

Chemical-Physical Standards Units Min Max
Protein (Typical analysis) % as is 34 37
Moisture %   4
Fat %   1.25
Scorched Particles mg   15 (B)
Titratable Acidity %   0.15
Solubility Index ml   1.2
WPNI - Medium Heat mg 1.51 5.99

Microbiological Standards

Microbiological Standards Units Maximum
Aerobic Plate Count cfu/g <10,000
Coliforms cfu/g <10
Salmonella   Not detected

Sensory Standards

Sensory Standards  
Flavor Clean, bland, sweet
Odor Fresh, no off odors
Color White to light cream
Appearance Powder, free of lumps

Storage and Shipping

Product should be stored in a dry, cool, clean warehouse free of odors with a temperature below 80 degrees F and relative humidity below 65%. Stored under these conditions, it is recommended that the product be consumed in less than twelve months.

Packaging

Multiwall kraft bags with polyethylene inner liner or other approved closed container, i.e., "tote bags", etc.