XERIGOT, from waste to food supplement.
The objective is to delete the whey produced in the Montbrú Cheese Factory. Eliminate the residue and create the possibility of making a profit. Reduce the impact of its destruction and generate 0 waste.
The aim is to characterize the waste, study the composition and create new derived beverages:
– Development of a whey-based dairy product
– Development of whey kefir
It is expected to achieve:
– Valorize whey, a cheese byproduct, by elaborating products for human consumption with high added value
– Business diversification in small cheese establishments without the need for a large investment
– Add value to livestock productions and cheese establishments
– Decreased environmental impact in cheese establishments
– Obtain transferable results to the artisan dairy sector