GEA is an enormous processing equipment group that includes previous independent processors such as Westfalia, Wiegand, APV Kestner and Niro from the days when I still worked in processing.
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This website is that of the separator, decanter and process line part of their business. It presents a wealth of general information on many beverage and dairy processes with links to their equipment pamphlets. Each process is described in detail with a process flowsheet.
While you might be tempted to dismiss this as a source of information because of it equipment supplier link, I believe the information is general enough and unbiased to be useful.
Timbuktu Chronicles describes this traditional cheese made from cows milk with a leaf extract from the Sodom Apple (Calotropis procera) tree. The leaf extract performs the coagulating role, normally played by rennet.
The manual starts off with a discussion of how to identify a market, test its feasibility, serve it and maintain customers and where and how to set up the milk processing plant. Only then are processes and technologies discussed. The manual ends with sections on quality assurance & legislation and planning and managing production and finances.
All the sections of the manual contain practical calculations, tips for success, case studies, chapter summaries and checklists, which help to make the material real and reinforce the learning process.
Valuable practical information including a bibliography, a list of Institutions offering support to small-scale processors, a glossary and a list of acronyms can be found in the appendix.