Sweet Whey

What is Sweet Whey?

Sweet whey is a byproduct of cheese production. It contains proteins, lactose, minerals, and some fats.

It is called “sweet” because it doesn’t undergo the fermentation process that produces lactic acid.

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Sweet Whey Distributor & Supplier Information

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Information About Sweet Whey

Sweet whey is a source of lactose, which serves as a sweetener and provides texture and browning capabilities in baked goods. Other than baking, it is used in infant formulas, protein powders, animal nutrition and sports drinks due to its extended shelf life, convenient nature, mildly sweet taste, and nutritional composition.

Sweet whey is formulated as a byproduct of cheese production, it is the liquid that remains after cheese curds have been separated. Sweet whey also contributes to the “Maillard reaction” which occurs during baking and results in desirable flavors, aromas, and a golden-brown crust making it highly valuable in baking applications.

Appearance: Mildly sweet with a a pale yellow color.

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Solubility: High solubility.

About AIFI - A Sweet Whey Supplier & Distributor

American International Foods, Inc. is a leading sweet whey supplier with an additional full service portfolio of over 2500 food and beverage ingredients. We offer one of the most extensive lines of dairy products distributed to manufacturers and processors in the food, beverage, pet food, health and nutrition sectors. With a strategic nationwide warehouse network and our reliable just-in-time deliveries, we can supply your business with high quality dairy products at competitive prices.