Moisture Control in Powder Food
Powdered foods like juice concentrates, whey powder, protein supplements, soup powders, cocoa, gelatin, dehydrated soft drink concentrates, instant coffee powders and milk powders are gaining popularity in the growing world.
The presence of moisture during processing of food powders and beverage powders causes:
Stickiness, Lumping and caking, Cluster formation, Reduce shelf life
Recommended RH for Powdered Foods
Food Powder Temperature in ºC RH %
Instant Coffee Processing 26ºC 20% RH
Fruit Powder Handling 20°C – 22°C 35% RH
Tomato Powder Production 19°C – 23°C 25% – 35% RH
Dry Soup Packaging 21°C 20% RH
Powdered Drink Mix Packaging 21°C 20% RH
Cooling of Spray Dried Milk Powder 10°C 35%- 40% RH
Milk Powder Packaging 22°C– 25°C 35% – 40% RH
Whey Powder Manufacturing/Storage 21°C – 26°C 15% – 30% RH
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