The new cheese factory of Alföldi Tej Kft.

Foto1The new cheese and pulverization plant of Alföldi Tej Kft. Cost almost HUF 15 billion, the investment made in Debrecen on its own resources, credit and non-refundable subsidy of HUF 4.8 billion from the government. The plant will mainly process fresh milk from Debrecen dairy farmers. 

The company also increased its storage capacity for raw milk and pasteurized milk during plant construction. The Debrecen plant is capable of taking over 750,000 liters of milk a day.

The development of Alföldi Tej Kft. Will create 181 jobs. Mónika Rózsás, managing director of Alföldi Tej Kft. Said that eight people can produce 25 tons of cheese a day by processing 250 thousand liters of milk in an automated production line. The annual cheese factory with a capacity of 8000 tons can replace one-seventh of all Hungarian cheese imports. About 6500 tons of powdered whey is made from sweet whey every year.

Alföld Tej Kft. Has already built a significant production capacity in Szegedfehervar, even in Debrecen. sweet whey. This way the new Debrecen plant does not generate waste because the by-product of cheese production is fully utilized.

For the first time, the cheese factory produces Trappist cheese, which it introduces to the Hungarian retail and wholesale market under the company’s “Hungarian” brand. The company plans to produce Gouda cheese in Debrecen later, which it will export to the Far East, among others. There are also advanced negotiations with Japanese trading partners on the sale of the product.

The 4500 square meter dust mill has 1.2 million liters of storage capacity, delivering an average of 20-22 tonnes of powder per day through the processing of 18,000 liters of liquid per hour. Whey protein remaining in whey is an easily digestible source of protein for the human body. From ice cream to baby nutrition and functional foods for athletes, to formulating a clinical diet for cancer patients, it can be used in countless areas. In addition, powder products have a shelf life of 24 months against milk. Alföld Milk Ltd. will make raw materials for the world’s “high-tech” food industry, and China is already showing strong interest in milk powder, sweet whey powder and desalted sweet whey powder, the company said.