**Annual Meeting 2017 – Save the Date – August 08 & 09**

The Southeast Dairy Foods Research Center (SDFRC), one of six National Dairy Centers funded and supported by Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) through the National Dairy Council (NDC),   has been in operation  since 1988. NC State University is the lead institution, joined by Mississippi State University.

The SDFRC is a collection of experienced and accomplished scientists working in research areas prioritized nationally by industrial surveys. These areas include milk and whey ingredient functionality, thermal and biological processing, sensory properties of cheese and dairy ingredients, dairy food safety, and microbial technologies for starter cultures and probiotics.

SDFRC areas of research emphasis:

  • Flavor adjuncts
  • Functional foods, probiotics
  • Ingredient functionaliity, whey proteins
  • Microbial safety
  • Quality
  • Starter cultures
  • Food Safety

 

Header photos courtesy Juli Leonard, C. Goodwin, CEFS, NC Cooperative Extension