Whey: Characteristics, Applications and Health Aspects

Whey: Characteristics, Applications and Health Aspects

Whey: Characteristics, Applications and Health Aspects

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Cheese whey utilization is one of major concerns nowadays. Its high organic matter content (BOD and COD concentrations), in combination with the high volumes produced and limited treatment options make cheese whey a serious environmental problem. To overcome this issue, various technological approaches have been employed to convert whey into value-added products. It is now transformed into products such as whey powder, whey protein, whey permeate, bioethanol, biopolymers, hydrogen, methane and electricity bioprotein (single cell protein). Therefor it is no longer a „by-product‟, but is rather seen as a valuable „co-product‟ of cheese making and casein production. Whey protein comprises…