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Dairy Foods Short Courses


In 1890, University of Wisconsin-Madison established the first dairy school in the United States and continues to serve as the leader in dairy manufacturing programs. Over 13,000 students have been trained in the various dairy manufacturing short courses in partnership with the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research.


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Program:

Scott Rankin, Ph.D.

Dept. of Food Science
UW-Madison, Room 105A,
Babcock Hall
1605 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706

(608) 263-2008
sarankin@wisc.edu

 


Cleaning and Sanitation Workshop - On Demand 2021/2022

MilkThe Wisconsin Cleaning and Sanitation Workship is currently an online course covering the basics of cleaning and sanitation chemistry and practice. With speakers from industry and academia, this course is designed to provide a strong overview of Cleaning and Sanitation practices.

Dairy Chemistry Course - May 12 & 13, 2020

MilkThe Applied Dairy Chemistry Course is an intensive two-day course covering the chemistry of milk and milk products as they relate to specific dairy processing and control functions. It will provide a better understanding of the chemical and physical changes taking place during processing and storage of dairy products and how these may impact the overall quality.

ONLINE: Milk Pasteurization and Process Control
  March 1, 2022 – October 31, 2022

Milk ContainerThe new online Milk Pasteurization Process Control School
focuses on topics such as system design and operation, spoilage and pathogenic microflora, operation and maintenance of equipment and pumps, CIP systems, as well as proper cleaning and sanitation. Click on the “On-line registration” link immediately below for more information.

Ice Cream Makers Course - Dec 3-5, 2019

Ice CreamThe Ice Cream Makers Short Course is designed to provide attendees with in-depth exposure to the practice of successfully manufacturing quality frozen desserts using modern industry-scale technologies. Lectures will cover fundamental concerns of quality evaluation, manufacturing, and processing procedures. Held in our dairy processing facilities, the manufacturing sessions will give every participant hands-on experience with standardizing, blending, pasteurizing and freezing. Attendees will manufacture several hundred gallons of ice cream.

 

Successful Ice Cream Retailing Course - January 10 & 11, 2022

Ice CreamThe Successful Ice Cream Retailing course is designed to provide the very best, most accurate information that frozen dessert retailers need to be successful in this industry today so you can manage your business for more profit, better employees, and effective promotions.

Batch Freezer Workshop - January 12-14, 2022

Ice CreamOffered annually, the Batch Freezer Workshop is designed to provide attendees with an in-depth exposure to the practice of successfully manufacturing premium frozen desserts using batch freezer technologies.

Ice Cream Makers Course - February 12-14, 2020

Ice CreamThe Ice Cream Makers Short Course is designed to provide attendees with in-depth exposure to the practice of successfully manufacturing quality frozen desserts using modern industry-scale technologies. Lectures will cover fundamental concerns of quality evaluation, manufacturing, and processing procedures. Held in our dairy processing facilities, the manufacturing sessions will give every participant hands-on experience with standardizing, blending, pasteurizing and freezing. Attendees will manufacture several hundred gallons of ice cream.


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