What are the top freeze-dried dairy products?

What are the top freeze-dried dairy products?

Mordor Intelligence has published a research report on the global freeze-dried food market, including a look at the dairy sector.The freeze-dried food market is expected to reach $66.5bn by 2021 growing at a CAGR of 7.2% during the forecasted period of 2016 to 2021.The report notes that while freeze-dried foods were initially limited to the pharmaceutical industry, freeze-dried technology is now constantly used by the food and beverage industry.Advantages of freeze-dried productsA spokesperson for Mordor Intelligence told this website that milk, cheese, cream yogurt and ice-cream are the ideal dairy products suitable for freeze drying.“Of these, freeze-dried cheese is the most commonly used product,” the spokesperson said.“Freeze drying of dairy products keeps the solid and liquid structures intact, without destroying the basic structure. The freeze drying process, unlike spraying or other dehydration processes, retains nutrients, flavor and color better.”Milk is commercially dehydrated using a spray drying process, however, the spokesperson noted, the exposure to high temperature results in a loss of many heat-sensitive vitamins.“The loss of essential vitamins from milk can be avoided if freeze-dried, as it does not require chemical preservatives and long hours of refrigeration. The shelf life of freeze-dried products ranges from 12 months to 25 years.”Top selling freeze-dried dairy products :1. Freeze-dried cheese – cheese cream and mozzarella cheese for pizza 2. Freeze-dried yogurt powder3. Freeze-dried butter powder4. Freeze-dried dairy cultures5. Freeze-dried milk powder – horse milkStrong market in North AmericaThe spokesperson said that North America is the strongest market for freeze-dried dairy products due to high cheese consumption and a consumer preference towards premium dairy products.Freeze-dried cheese, mainly Mozzarella and Cheddar, is the market leader in terms of products due to its wide application.“High demand from fast food and restaurant chains and the soup industry has supported this market; freeze-dried cheese finds increasing application mostly in premium soups and bakery products,” the spokesperson said.Potential growth“Globally, freeze-dried yogurt powder has immense growth potential.” This growth potential can be largely attributed to the growing preference for probiotic food products.The incorporation of free…

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