Dairy Products II

Subject 208-803 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2009.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 50 hours in lectures, class discussion, pilot factory sessions and case studies
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Dairy Technology
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview: Principles of fermented milk product manufacture,

covering the following topics: preparation of milk, selection and

preparation of starters, fermentation, coagulation, syneresis,

curd-whey equilibrium, salting, maturation, yield optimisation.

How these factors can be manipulated to produce the following

categories of cheese and fermented milk products: cheddar and

related cheese varieties including processed cheese, eye

cheese, mould and surface ripened cheese varieties, Italian

cheese varieties including pasta filata, soft white cheeses,

yoghurt and fermented milks. Desirable quality of different

cheeses including organoleptic grading of the different major

cheese categories. Mechanisation and automation of

manufacturing processes. Regulatory requirements. Markets

for fermented milk products.

Assessment: Literature review - 2,500 words (25%), industry based assignment 2,500 words (25%), three hourexamination (50%)
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

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