A total of 115 million kilos of milk weighs in at the Thise dairy every year. The amount of water used for producing milk, cheese and other products adds up to 150,000 cubic meters per year. In addition, the dairy treats an amount of 160,000 cubic meters of wastewater at their own treatment facility every year. Since the dairy pays around 35 Danish kroner for treating one cubic meter of water, the dairy has a great interest in reducing their total water consumption. This is one of the reasons for Thise to join a project called the water efficient dairy which aims to make the participating dairies more competitive through efficient water usage.
Saving time while monitoring consumption
“Optimisation is interesting and fun when you can see the difference it makes. Furthermore, our organic profile has a perfect fit with a greener energy profile. I personally, have great expectations for us to save large amounts of water at our CIP unit.”
- Jens Møibæk, Technical Manager at Thise Dairy