Dairy Plant

UHT processor and milk can




Ultra High Temperature Processor

Our full-service dairy plant can help develop products more quickly.

The dairy plant located at Utah State University is a complete dairy processing facility. It operates daily to produce the dairy products used on campus. It is also used extensively by the researchers at the Western Dairy Center, as well as by researchers from industry, for research and product development.

Facilities are available on a daily basis for reasearch, product development, formulation, manufacture, and scale-up of dairy products.

Our efficient operation and flexible scheduling assures a short turn-around time for your product. Moderate prices help make the dairy plant an attractive resource for minimizing development costs.

Processing equipment

  • 2 Scherping horizontal, 1,500 pound cheese vats
  • 3 open, 500 pound cheese vats
  • Homogenizer
  • Seperator
  • Pasteurizer
  • Ultra high temperature processor
  • High pressure/temperature twin screw extruder
  • Process cheese cooker
  • Ice cream freezer
  • Cheese grinder
  • Mozzerella cooker/stretcher
  • Filtration system MF/UF/RO

cheese vats

Scherping Cheese Vats


  • Fluid milk
  • Natural cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Ice cream
  • Whey processing
  • Concentrated milk
  • Ultra high temperature products
  • Extended shelf life products
  • Processed cheese

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