Wednesday, January 19, 2022
ADPI Dairy Product Standards

As the world's premier authority on dairy ingredients, ADPI is committed to the development of dairy ingredient standards and specifications. An important part of the ADPI mission is the development of industry standards for dairy ingredients that serve to build customer and consumer confidence and trust in U.S. produced products. We are proud to provide the dairy ingredients industry with the collection of product standards listed below. 

ADPI urges the industry to use the ADPI product standards as a guide in the manufacturing, marketing and purchasing of dairy products for use as functional and nutritional ingredients. 


ADPI Product Standards 
Alph-lactalbumin Beta-lactoglobulin Concentrated Milk Proteins
Cream Powder Dairy Permeate Dry Buttermilk
Dry Buttermilk Product Dry Whey Dry Whole Milk
Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) Ice Cream Standard of Identity Instant Dry Whole Milk
Instant Nonfat Dry Milk Lactoferrin Lactose
Milk Minerals Milk Whey Protein Nonfat Dry Milk
Reduced Fat Milk Powder Reduced Lactose Whey Reduced Mineral Whey
Skim Colostrum Powder Skim Milk Powder Whole Colostrum Powder
Whole Milk Powder Whey Protein Concentrate (WPC) Whey Protein Isolate (WPI)
Whey Protein Phospholipid Concentrate USDA Standard for Ice Cream  


For more information regarding a specific product, ADPI has compiled a listing of dairy product pages that include product descriptions, general specification sheets and lists of ADPI members that manufacture the specific product. This listing is located to the left.

ADPI also offers the "ADPI Dairy Product Standards” publication for purchase in our online publication section. We invite inquiries seeking further information on the use of dairy products to serve your food applications, please feel free to contact our Director of Technical Services, Dan Meyer at or by phone at 630-530-8700 ext. 224.