How to bottle the milk directly into the company?
We talked about in the previous article the direct sale of raw milk on the farm through distributors, but it must be said that the sale of raw milk via vending machines has disadvantages: first, for those who want to sell their milk at more points, must invest 2 or more
The alternative, especially for those companies that can have from a few dozen to 100/200 lactating cows can produce 10 to 50 q.li of milk per day, is to pasteurize raw milk directly from the farm and bottling 6 days of expiration. design and implement in a room between 60 and 80 square meters, taking out the refrigerated storage silos and aside from a refrigerated storage of the bottles.
A small laboratory monoblock for the pasteurisation of raw milk and packaging can be composed of:
Stainless steel pasteurizer from the total capacity of 100/200 liters equipped with a stainless steel jacket for heating and cooling, completely insulated. manufacturer of electric heat for heating the milk, and with a elettroagitatore to accelerate the heat exchange and the lid; electric pump in stainless steel for the loading and unloading of the milk; recorder time and temperature probe with stainless steel on the milk and
Packaging can be a gravity filler machine for the gravity filling of PET bottles by 1 and 1/2 liter, fitted with a stainless steel tank with lid, removable valves, to facilitate insertion and extraction of the bottles, germicidal lamp, probes that regulate the level of the
For major productions instead, over 1000 liters of milk per day, it would be more appropriate to an implanted pasteurization plate or tube bundles (shown at right) dimensioned according to the bottling line. project to realize.