AUSTRALIA: Patented new extraction process can transform whey into profitable protein source
The Dairy Farmers co-operative will establish a pilot extraction plant next year, after CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) developed technology to extract bodybuilding and immune stimulating proteins from milk, which can then be sold to US pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies. The proteins are worth over A$400,000 a tonne, and it is hoped that the patented extraction process will prove a boost to Australia's struggling dairy industry.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 17 years of archives.
I am so confident you will love complete access to our content that today I can offer you 30 days access for $1.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- Comment: Premier has more to ponder than Brexit
- The food market in 2017 - consumer trends and M&A
- Trump seen as negative for global food trade
- Analysis: B&G Foods balancing growth and decline
- 2017: three major drivers of M&A strategy
- Nestle mum on Mead Johnson takeover talk
- Weetabix takeover talk gathers pace
- Unilever rebrands I Can't Believe It's Not Butter
- Mondelez sells Vegemite to Bega
- Kellogg to slash 250 jobs