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Is there a way to make powdered milk at home?

How long is canned powdered milk good for?
Powdered milk is made by spraying it in a fine mist in a tall tower, and it dries on the way down. I can't think of a good way, or any way, to make it at home. The shelf life is not that great, usually just a couple of years.

We have gone to a milk-substitute made by Honeyville Farms. http://www.honeyvillegrain.com We sure like the taste MUCH better than any other powdered milk product we have tried, and over the years I have tried quite a few. It is a whey product. It comes in large cans, six to the case, and it much cheaper to order from the source rather than a reseller. By about a third or more. Give it a try.

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That milk substitute stuff is horrible.....

There is another way they make powdered milk, and that is by spraying it on a rotating heated drum where it dries and is scraped off.
Not really practical for home use though...
 

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When I was a youngster we lived in a small village 120 miles from the nearest fresh milk supplies with no electricity anyhow.
It was powdered milk or nothing.
I have too many memories of that stuff to enjoy it nowadays but I do see your point about long term starage and nutrition.
Powdered milk in cheap instant coffee is one particularly nasty memory...
 

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This is what I bought http://www.moosmilk.com/ It will store up to 10 years if kept in the cans, stored at 55 degrees. I bought regular for cooking and chocolate for drinking. I have know idea how it tastes, but the person that recommended it says it taste the closest to real milk. In a SHTF situation, it will be better than no milk.

I hope this helps.
 
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