Dairy division

Dairy Foods Division

Building a bridge between basic research and applied technology in the dairy field.


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Nitin Joshi Dairy Foods Division
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Countries Represented by Members

Division Accomplishments/Recognition

  • The Outstanding Volunteer award honors a current Division member who provided exemplary volunteer work to the Division in the current year. The 2022-2023 recipients are Sonali Raghunath, Kritika Gaba, and Pratistha Verma.
  • The Outstanding Service award honors current Division members who have demonstrated a history of service to the Division or field. The 2022-2023 recipient is Tanuj Motwani.

Division Oral Competition Finalists

  • First: Erica Kosmerl, The Ohio State University: Food matrix composition impacts bioaccessibility and assimilation of acid whey-derived milk fat globule membrane lipids in Caco-2 cells
  • Second: Yaozheng (Tess) Liu, North Carolina State University: Comparison of Physical and Sensory Properties of Milk Protein Beverages Processed by Ultrapasteurization, Pilot Scale Retort, and Autoclave
  • Third: Anjali Verma, Utah State University: Effect of calcium content on unmelted texture and pizza baking properties of Mozzarella cheese
  • Finalist: Sonali Raghunath, University of Minnesota: Changes in physicochemical properties of milk protein concentrate (MPC85) 85 with cold plasma treatment


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