Micellar Casein
Micellar Casein by Leprino Nutrition

Micellar Casein Concentrate (MCC)


Micellar Casein Concentrate (MCC) is a clean, pure dairy protein filtered directly from Grade A milk that contains no less than 86 percent protein on a dry basis.

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Micellar Casein Concentrate

Native Micellar Casein Concentrate (MCC) is a clean, pure dairy protein filtered directly from Grade A milk that contains no less than 86 percent protein on a dry basis.

Benefits


  • Produced via a cold filtration process with minimal processing, MCC is the gold standard for casein purity and flavor. 
  • Compared to traditional casein derivatives, MCC provides superior taste, heat stability, emulsification capacity, solubility, and water binding properties, providing functionality for formulation into many food systems. 
  • Is a slow-digesting protein with a prolonged release of amino acids to enhance muscle repair and prevent Sarcopenia. 
  • Is a highly nutritious and functionally versatile ingredient making the product ideal for multiple product categories and market segments.  

Applications


  • Coffee creamer, yogurt, whipped topping 
  • Dairy RTD beverages 
  • Processed and analog cheese 
  • Sports nutrition products 
  • Biscuits and other baked goods  

Packaging


  • 20 kg (44.1 lb.) multi-wall, kraft paper bag with polyethylene inner liner
  • 1500 lb. bulk tote

Shelf Life


730 days from the date of manufacture if stored under recommended conditions

Available Certifications


Kosher
SQF
Halal
US GRAS

MCC for Coffee Creamers

Leprino Micellar Casein Concentrate (MCC) is filtered directly from fresh Grade A milk by using a microfiltration process.

Benefits


  • Provides superior emulsification leading to a cost-effective replacement for many traditionally used milk protein and casein derivatives.
  • High casein purity provides stability over shelflife, eliminating oil slicking and feathering which means a better visual and drinking experience.
  • Our MCC is the most natural casein ingredient which allows for a clean label formulation.•Clean, neutral flavor allows for formulation flexibility with existing ingredients.

Applications


Micellar casein provides an opportunity for cost savings and ingredient consolidation for manufacturers of coffee creamers.

Packaging


  • 20 kg (44.1 lb.) multi-wall, kraft paper bag with polyethylene inner liner
  • 1500 lb. bulk tote

Shelf Life


730 days from the date of manufacture if stored under recommended conditions

Available Certifications


Kosher
SQF
Halal
US GRAS

Applicable Segments for Ingredient


MCC for Processed Cheese

Leprino Micellar Casein Concentrate (MCC) is filtered directly from fresh Grade A milk by using a microfiltration process.

Benefits


  • MCC is the solid foundation/backbone for processed and analogue cheese that allows for increased production flexibility.
  • Provides superior emulsification leading to a cost-effective replacement for many traditionally-used milk protein & casein derivatives.
  • The high casein purity allows for the following, all contributing to cost-savings benefits:
    • A reduction in natural cheese use
    • More trim is to be used while maintaining product consistency
    • Added structure and firmness with a reduction in overall ingredient use
    • Opportunity to increase moisture

Applications


OPPORTUNITIESMicellar casein provides the opportunity to reduce variability and cost in processed and analogue cheese:

  • Blocks
  • Slices
  • Shreds
  • Grated Cheese
  • Sauces

Packaging


  • 20 kg (44.1 lb.) multi-wall, kraft paper bag with polyethylene inner liner
  • 1500 lb. bulk tote

Shelf Life


730 days from the date of manufacture if stored under recommended conditions

Available Certifications


Kosher
SQF
Halal
US GRAS

Applicable Segments for Ingredient


Meet Our Application Specialist


Angela, Director of Global Nutrition R&D

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