When separating milk German dairy Deutsches Milchkontor obtained a 30 percent reduction of energy consumption with the Encapt™ technology from Tetra Pak.
Separation is a key technology for German dairy cooperative DMK, Deutsches Milchkontor. Being able to separate as much fat as possible from whey is a crucial part of the process in the company’s mozzarella cheese plant in Nordhackstedt, Germany. When the company decided to invest in a new separator, the choice fell on a Tetra Pak® Separator H75.
Tetra Pak® Separators with AirTight technology are already among the most energy-efficient machines on the market. But the machine can lower operating costs and environmental impact even further with the brand-new energy-saving Encapt™ technology “Sustainability is central in our company. It’s very important for us to make installations with good CO2 print and good energy savings,” says Rainer Andresen, Plant Manager.
GERMANY’S DAIRY GIANT
The DMK Group is Germany’s largest dairy company. It offers a wide range of products, from basic milk products and cheese through dairy ingredients to baby food, ice cream and health products. It has 7,500 active dairy farmers and 7,700 employees, making it one of the largest cooperative-based dairy companies in Europe. About 8.1 billion kilos of milk is processed every year. With 5.8 billion euros in sales it is the fourth-largest supplier to Germany’s grocery retailers. It has 24 sites and offices in Germany and the Netherlands. MILRAM, Oldenburger, Uniekaas and Humana are among their most famous brands.