Introduction

  • Alan H. Varnam
  • Jane P. Sutherland

Abstract

After reading this chapter you should understand
  • The nature of milk

  • The importance of milk as an agricultural commodity

  • The biosynthesis of milk

  • The chemical constituents of milk and their relation to processing

  • The nutritional importance of milk constituents

  • Milk flavour

  • Undesirable substances in milk

  • The microbiology of milk at farm level

Keywords

Urea Foam Osteoporosis Sludge Lipase 

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Copyright information

© Alan H. Varnam and Jane P. Sutherland 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan H. Varnam
    • 1
  • Jane P. Sutherland
    • 2
  1. 1.Southern BiologicalReadingUK
  2. 2.AFRC Institute of Food ResearchReadingUK

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