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Dairy Expo

Dairy Expo

04/10/23 - 05/10/23

The new event targets the ENTIRE dairy processing & manufacturing industry and provides a powerful platform for meeting new customers and strengt...

SDT 80th Anniversary Conference: Digitalisation of Processing in the Dairy Industry

SDT 80th Anniversary Conference: Digitalisation of Processing in the Dairy Industry

22/11/23 - 24/11/23

Our Autumn Conference, in our 80th year, will focus on digitalisation through the dairy processing supply chain. SNew smart dairy factories wi...

SDT Summer Symposium and Annual Dinner

SDT Summer Symposium and Annual Dinner

26/06/24 - 26/06/24

SDT Summer Symposium and Annual Dinner at Staffordshire County Showground

Nordic Dairy Congress 2025

Nordic Dairy Congress 2025

18/05/25 - 20/05/25

The next Nordic Dairy Congress will now take place in 2025 in Iceland. Click the links below to find out more about this event and to book your p...

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Dairy Expo Harrogate 3-5th October 2023

The Dairy expo in Harrogate on 4-5th October 2023 is the exciting new event in the calendar for the dairy processing industry. This new event targets the ENTIRE dairy processing and manufacturing industry and provides a powerful platform for meeting new customers and strengthening relationships with current clients. Attendees will experience the latest in dairy innovations and equipment brought to them by the exhibitors. What to expect: An exciting programme of presentations from all sectors of dairy processing Free-to-attend sessions on the exhibition floor Organised by the leading industry journal Dairy Industries International, responding to demand for an event specifically targeting the industry From pasteurisers, tanks and silos to cheese cultures, fruit flavourings and emulsifiers, through to packaging, quality control, testing, metal detectors, logistics – the entire dairy processing chain will be represented. Information for exhibitors can be found here. To attend the event as a visitor please click this link to register.

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Data Data 2021 & 2022

Kindly supplied by AHDB dairy product data for the UK can be accessed here.

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Spring 2023 Conference Penrith: Heat Processing and Energy Efficiency in Dairy Product Manufacture

Our Spring Conference was held in Penrith on 29/30th March 2023. The proceedings commenced with a visit to Appleby Creamery for a small number of delegates (due to the size of the site) where the companies processing facilities were viewed coupled with new plant for halloumi and ricotta, acquired in part,  through SRUC funding. The SRUC also provided an insight to the scope of their project and the various funding streams and support available for the dairy supply chain. The Conference with a theme of 'Heat Processing and Energy Eficiency in Dairy Product Manufacture' consisted of 6 papers, copies of which can be found below: Paper 1: Heat stability of milk-based products (Dr Mike Lewis, University of Reading) Paper 2: Standard microbiological approach to calculating z values, and consequences of approximations (Tomas Skoglund, Independent Researcher) Paper 3: Optimising CIP to reduce energy costs (Nial Mullane, Northstar Training & Advisory) Paper 4: Achieve production excellence with physical science-based spray dryer digital twins? (Sam Wilkinson, Siemens) Paper 5: Heat exchanger efficiency and considerations to plant to reduce energy costs (Jimmy Moons, Tetra Pak) Paper 6: Innovative energy solutions for the Dairy manufacturer to reduce carbon emissions. (Tom Marren, Astatine)  

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