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Society of Dairy Technology

International Journal of Dairy Technology

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This journal, published in association with Wiley-Blackwell, ranks amongst the leading dairy journals published worldwide and is the Society's flagship. The Journal publishes original research papers submitted from all over the world, consistent with its growing international standing. These contributions are scrupulously peer reviewed, and also scrutinised by the Scientific Editorial Team and the Publications Committee. 

The Journal also contains non-research contributions, embracing both review articles and more general papers of a technical or commercial nature presented at the Society's Symposia and Conferences.

Members can access the Journal by clicking here.  You will need your Wiley log-in and password (not your Society one).  If you have lost or forgotten this please email

Available now: Journal Virtual Issue "Whey Protein Technology".  All articles are free to access and to access them click here.

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Membership Benefits

  • Reduced delegate rates for attending the Society's symposia and events
  • Electronic access to the International Journal of Dairy Technology including all back copies
  • Access to our electronic publications including "The Handbook of Dairy TechnologyCutting cheese with wires by Ian McDonald and  A History of Whey Protein Concentrate Development by Julian Price
  • 35% discount on virtually all print books available from our publishing partner, Wiley.To learn more and start saving visit the members only section of the Society webpage.
  • Member Newsletters both electronic and paper. Recent newsletters are available in the members area.
  • Access to the membership directory
  • Access to a wide range of resources include technical resources and careers in Dairy Science and Technology
  • Mintel have created a discount code for SDT members. This applies to their Dairy Drinks, Milk and Cream, Cheese and Ice Cream Report. The code can be found on the members page of this website.

Read what our members say about being part of the Society.  Click  here

If you wish to join the Society you can join online and pay by card or PayPal. You will be directed to PayPal and if you do not have an account or do not wish to create one, simply click the check out as guest option. Alternatively, if you wish to pay by any other method, email for forms.


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About the Society

Founded in 1943, the Society of Dairy Technology (SDT) is at the forefront of the dairy and food industries.The Society is the recognised professional body fostering scientific and technological developments in the dairy industries of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Whilst its many members are predominantly from these two countries, it also has wider international representation through overseas members drawn from other EU countries and further afield.

Our purpose is to advance professional development and recognition through knowledge transfer and networking.


Annual Dinner 24th July 2017 This will again be held at the Civic Hall, Nantwich and the date is the eve of the trade day for the Nantwich International Cheese Awards. Our after dinner speaker will be Dr Judith Bryans, Chief Executive of Dairy UK and President of the IDF. This event also has its own page in the forthcoming events section of the website and the programme is available to view there.

Feedback from recent events include: "Thanks for a great event yesterday, look forward to the next one." and "First SDT event the other day and won't be my last. Really good current information for what I am working on". I hope that we shall meet many of you at events during the coming year. 

Presentations from our events are available to members via the members section of this site and to non-members who attended the events via the guest page. If you are not a member and want to access these, please complete a membership application and send with payment to  Once accepted you will be given full access to all of our member benefits!

News from the SDT

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Society of Dairy Technology wins award! The Society's International Journal of Dairy Technology has been awarded "Best Agricultural Research Journal 2017 - UK" in the Farming and Agriculture awards 2017. Congratulations to our production team for this accolade!

Check out our latest book in the Technical Series "Microbial Toxins in Dairy Products" See below for more detail and click on the link.

Laverstoke Park is seeking a Technical Manager. Click HERE for details.

Dairy Technology Student of the Year Competition: This year's award is now open for entry.Click here for more detail. Register by April 30th.

President's Ramblings: Taken from our Newsletter these can be read by clicking HERE

New!  We have added a "job finder" tab to our resources page.  Companies can advertise vacancies here for a minimal charge by emailing execdirector as above.

New! Training courses can be advertised on a new section of our learning page. Details of training courses and e-learning provided by Holchem can be found on this page. Contact execdirector for further information  on how to advertise your courses here.


Technical Publications

Newest title in the series: 
Edited by A.Y. Tamime (February 2017)
Hard cover and e-book available
Member price: £91 (hard cover)
Non-member price £130
Edited by Koon Tong Teh, Steve Flint, John Brooks and Geoff Knight
July 2015.  Hardcover and ebook available
Member price: £91
Non-member price £130
 Milk and Dairy Products as Functional Foods (1444336835) cover image
by Ara Kanekanian (Editor)
May 2014, Hardcover (E-book also available)
Member price: £91.00
Non-member price:£130.00 / €155.42
Membrane Processing: Dairy and Beverage Applications (1444333372) cover image
Title: Membrane Processing: Dairy and Beverage Applications
Editor: A Y Tamime
ISBN: 9781444333374
Format: 370 pages
Member price: £104.00
Non-member price:


Processed Cheese and Analogues (1405186429) cover image
Title: Processed Cheese and Analogues
Editor: A Y Tamime
ISBN: 9781405186421
Format: 368 pages
Member price: £104.00
Non-member price:


Title: Milk Processing and Quality Management
Editor: A Y Tamime
ISBN: 9781405145305
Format: 344 pages
Member price: £112.00
Non-member price:


Title: Dairy Fats and Related Products
Editor: A Y Tamime
ISBN: 9781405150903
Format: 344 pages
Member price: £116.00
Non-member price: £145.00
Title: Dairy Powders and Concentrated Products
Editor: A Y Tamime
ISBN: 9781405157643
Format: 408 pages
Member price: £116.00
Non-member price: £145.00
Title: Technology of Cheesemaking
Editor: Barry A Law, A Y Tamime
ISBN: 9781405182980
Format: 512 pages
Member price: £108.00
Non-member price: £135.00
Title: Cleaning-in-Place
Editor: A Y Tamime
ISBN: 9781405155038
Format: 272 pages, 89 illustrations
Member price: £116.00
Non-member price: £145.00
Title: Structure of Dairy Products
Editor: A Y Tamime
ISBN: 9781405129756
Format: 320 pages, 145 illustrations
Member price: £116.00
Non-member price: £145.00
Title: Brined Cheeses
Editor: A Y Tamime
ISBN: 9781405124607
Format: 344 pages, 103 illustrations
Member price: £116.00
Non-member price: £145.00
Title: Fermented Milks
Editor: A Y Tamime
ISBN: 9780632064588
Format: 280 pages, 97 illustrations
Member price: £116.00
Non-member price: £145.00
Title: Probiotic Dairy Products
Editor: A Y Tamime
ISBN: 9781405121248
Format: 232 pages, 46 illustrations
Member price: £116.00
Non-member price: £145.00

Free Content

Extended Shelf Life milk processing forms an important part of the UK and European liquid milk product portfolio, the Society of Dairy Technology have always maintained a keen interest in this area and have put together a selection of relevant papers to accompany the Society’s conference held on the subject.

Extended shelf-life milks in North America: a perspective

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