Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP) is obtained from cow’s milk that has been skimmed, pasteurized and concentrated by vacuum evaporation. This concentrated milk is then spray dried in hot air within a heated chamber. The resultant powder contains casein and whey protein which is high in soluble vitamin and mineral content.
The advantages of using Skimmed Milk Powder are:
- Longer and steady preservation,
- Smaller storage space,
- Nutritional value similar to the drinking milk