Whey Butter

Whey butter is a by-product of cheesemaking when the cream is separated from whey and then transferred into butter. Unlike conventional fresh butter produced from milk, the butterfat from whey butter is subjected to the preliminary process of cheese making. Whey butter is considered a high-end product as its production requires time and specific skills. 

 

Whey butter is considered healthier as it contains less fat (min. 82%). Foodcom S.A. also provides salted whey butter. 

 

Applications

Whey butter is mainly used in the production of pastries, biscuits, croissants, and other baked products. It is also a great addition to soups, sauces, meats, and ready-cooked meals. Whey butter is also added to the production of candies.

 

 

Technical aspects 

Whey butter has a slightly cheesy and sweet flavor with a nutty aroma. Thanks to its great melting properties, whey butter can be used for baking, cooking, or as a topping. In the manufacture of baking goods, the oiliness of whey butter allows for the production of softer crusts on bread and finer texture in confectionery delicacies. The product is firm in texture, less shiny, and oilier than the regular butter. It also has a sharper, nutty, and cheesy flavor. The color depends on the type of cheese that is being produced. 

 

Range of butter offered by Foodcom

  • Fresh butter
  • Frozen butter
  • Lactic butter
  • Salted butter 
  • Whey butter

 

Physico-chemical analysis

Fat – min. 82%

Humidity – max. 17,5%

pH – 4,0-6,8 

Acidity – 0,35-0,45

 

Shelf life

Depending on the manufacturer, it may differ. The most standard expiration dates are:

- 45 days from the date of production at a temperature of 2 - 6 ° C

- 12 months from the date of production at -18.1 ° C

- 24 months from the date of production at -22,1 ° C

 

 

 

Why choose Foodcom as a European Dairy Provider?

The quality of service provided by Foodcom is confirmed by BRC Agents & Brokers certificate.

 

Our great team of Sales Support will help our Traders conduct the contract and business deals in a smooth and efficient way to ensure the best quality service to all our Business Partners. The logistics team will take care of transportation and the financial department will be responsible for all matters connected with the financial part of the deal.

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