Build your dairy factory
Thinking about building your own dairy factory? This online tool allows users to get a feel for the cost of building and running three types of dairy processing facility – fresh milk, UHT milk and spray drying. Access to the full application which allows for more detailed modelling is provided to Australian users via email request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cheese Whey Tool
Management and disposal of whey is a perennial challenge for cheese-makers. The Cheese Whey Tool allows users to assess the costs and benefits of various processing or disposal pathways for whey in order to gain insights into an optimal pathway.
Dairy Food Recall Tool
This online tool has been created to help Australian dairy businesses understand the potential costs of a food recall and help guide decisions for improvements to their procedures.
Are you trade ready?
An in-depth self-assessment tool aimed at predicting what you know, and what you need to know, to get started in manufacturing and trading dairy products for domestic and export markets.
Food Safety Culture Self-Assessment Tool
Use this tool to assess food safety culture in your dairy manufacturing business.
Early Milk Collection Index (EMCI) Tools
Version 1 of the EMCI tool is designed to quickly and simply determine whether milk picked up early at above 5 degrees C will meet Food Standards Code and/or EU requirements.
Version 2 of the EMCI tool is more complex, allowing additional inputs to be used in this detailed risk assessment for milk falling above the milk cooling curve.
Insights from industry experts
We’ve asked industry experts to provide insights on running a dairy business and some of the pitfalls to avoid.
These videos cover a range of topics relevant to those looking to start a dairy manufacturing operation.
Sourcing milk for manufacturing
In this video Mr. John Perrott, National Sales Manager of Australian Consolidated Milk examines the options available for businesses looking to source milk to manufacture their dairy products.
Thinking about exporting dairy products?
In this video Mr. Chris Scarlett, Managing Director, Ausfine Foods outlines the opportunities and risks of exporting dairy goods to foreign markets.
In this video Mr. Peter Verry, Managing Director, Peloris Global Sourcing discusses the most important considerations when arranging to ship dairy products to foreign markets.