Circular solutions in the Spanish dairy sector

Brie cheese on cutting board

A Spanish project has successfully converted whey, a by-product of manufacturing cheese, into antimicrobial coatings for packaging. The new solution will allow small artisanal cheese factories to upcycle this by-product and prevent food waste by extending the shelf life of cheese. The remaining whey can also be used as new prebiotic feed for livestock to improve animal gut health and well-being. Read more.

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