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THIS SECTION IS FOR NEWS AND INTERESTING STORIES RELATED TO FOOD, NUTRITION AND FOOD PROCESSING. THEY ARE NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO KOSHER BUT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO THE KOSHER CONSUMER, MANUFACTURER OR MASHGIACH.

Startup Turns Cheese Waste Into Vodka

January 2, 2019 from the SpecialtyFoodNews and Forbes:

Wheyward Spirit, an "Oregon-based spirits company is making a vodka-like alcohol using cheese waste." "Wheyward Spirit uses liquid whey leftover from cheese production." The process "takes about two weeks including fermentation, distillation, and bottling."
"For every 10 pounds of milk a cheesemaker brings in, nine pounds will remain as whey."Billions of pounds of whey are produced in the U.S. each year, and researchers have been looking at a number of ways to deal with it." "Darchuk plans to bring the alcohol to market in 2019."

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