Wondrous Whey: Thanks to New Processing Technologies and Research Attesting to Its Health Benefits, Whey's Future Looks Bright
Once deemed a bothersome ? and costly ? byproduct of cheese manufacturing, whey finally is enjoying some well-deserved respect. In reality, few other food ingredients can match it in terms of functionality and health benefits. Despite all this progress, as much as 30 percent of whey still is disposed of. However, new whey-processing technologies and a growing portfolio of applications for the dairy ingredient promise to further shrink that percentage in the years to come.