Demineralized whey is obtained by removing a portion of the minerals from pasteurized whey by hanalebensmittel GmbH

The infant milk formula, sport nutrition, supplements, dairy, bakery and confectionery industries have extended demand of demineralized whey protein. Demineralized whey (also called reduced-minerals whey) is obtained by removing a portion of the minerals from pasteurized whey. It is produced by physical separation techniques such as precipitation, filtration or dialysis. The acidity of demineralized whey may be adjusted by the addition of safe and suitable pH ingredients.


The Demineralized whey powder is obtained from cheese producers in dairy industry.It has an economical source of dairy solids, an alternative to sweet whey powder, when lower mineral/ash content and a high lactose content is desired for nutritional or flavor reasons also it has an alternative to lactose, when a moderate protein content provides added nutritional or functional advantages.

We produce demineralized whey powder 60% (D60) and 90%(D90). The term D60 or D90 means the level of demineralization in the whey powder. D90 is often used for infant nutrition like infant milk formula or infant food.

Typical Composition:

  • Protein           11.0% - 15.0%
  • Lactose          70.0% - 80.0%
  • Fat                  0.5% - 1.8%
  • Ash                 1.0% - 7.0%
  • Moisture         3.0% - 4.0%