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Skimmed Milk Powder

Whenever we do tastings or presentations one of the most frequently asked questions is ‘why do you put skimmed milk powder in ice cream?’ To a lot of people it appears a contradiction, the first three ingredients, whole milk, double cream and cane sugar, are all about quality and taste! The way to answer the […]

Whenever we do tastings or presentations one of the most frequently asked questions is ‘why do you put skimmed milk powder in ice cream?’ To a lot of people it appears a contradiction, the first three ingredients, whole milk, double cream and cane sugar, are all about quality and taste! The way to answer the question is ‘balance.’ Most finished products start out as wet and dry, they are combined to make the finished product better, the best comparison is baked goods, bread and cakes. Unfortunately, some producers use skimmed milk powder as a main ingredient for convenience and to cut costs, it is a lot easier to store bags of powder than to have fresh ingredients!

Richard Done

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