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Calandria

The part of an evaporator in which we evaporate water from milk. This is a tubular heat exchanger – a series of tubes surrounded by steam. Milk passes through the tubes.

Capex

Capital Expenditure.

Casein

Main protein present in milk. Casein is made of casein protein molecules which made up of 100-200 amino acids. In milk, casein molecules form micelles.

Casein to fat ratio (C/F)

% casein/% fat = C/F Ratio

Cation

A positively charged ion

Centrifuge

A piece of equipment that separates substances of different density, for example, milk and cream.

Chamber

The main body of a spray drier. Sometimes known as a drying tower.

Characteristics

A feature or quality belonging to the product. For example: the way the product smells or tastes.

Chlorine-based sanitisers

A sanitiser that has chlorine in it. Also known as an “oxidising agent” or “oxidiser”.

CIP

Clean In Place