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Redhead Creamery

    Idea to reality: Alise Sjostrom had dreamed of owning a creamery since high school. In the spring of 2014, she and husband Lucas began production at their artisan cheese making plant in Brooten, Minnesota. AURI’s role: AURI provided cost-share assistance for scale-up and product development, pre-engineering related costs, and product analysis and nutritional fact labels. AURI also served as a resource for other needs as they arose, such as calibrating… Continue Reading Redhead Creamery

    Ferndale Market

      Idea to reality: Develop gourmet, fresh turkey sausages to expand Ferndale Market’s line of turkey products. AURI’s role: AURI provided formulations, nutritional paneling and labeling. AURI staff also helped identify appropriate processors and worked with the processors to develop specifications for each new product. Outcomes: Three different turkey sausage formulations were successfully developed and are currently marketed to numerous retail stores across the state as well as at Ferndale’s on-farm… Continue Reading Ferndale Market

      Enhancing the functionality of delactosed whey: adding value for dairy and meat producers

        Overall, results indicated that DLW subjected to controlled and limited/moderate hydrolysis can easily replace whey protein isolates in processed meat applications. The use of hydrolyzed DLW in meat products will result in a dual benefit to both the dairy industry through adding value to a dairy coproduct, and to the meat industry by reducing cost. Continue Reading Enhancing the functionality of delactosed whey: adding value for dairy and meat producers