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The impact of milk quality on yield

Taking into account the characteristics of milk can make all the difference when evaluating a yield.

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Traceability and yield control to produce more and better

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We know that it is a challenge to know which cheeses have been produced with the milk of a route and thus assess the average yield of each route individually considering each product.

iTrack allows you to do this analysis daily. Our clients use this information to improve their income management, boosting the efficiency gain. See how in the example below:

Analyzing the average yield of a day of production (mozzarella), we see a daily packaged yield of 9.46L/Kg:

In the figure above, we also have the adjusted income. We can interpret it as the ideal yield of my product, that is, what my productive process could achieve and where we are losing this productive potential (kilos of cheese that I stopped producing). In this example we see that my production was 1.83% or 0.17 L/Kg worse than it could have been.

Let's deepen that analysis. Was the yield the same for my routes? Do you have any routes that are impacting my income?

In the figure below we can see the yield of each route taking into account all the mozzarella production of the same day:

We were able to see a very different yield for each of the lines. In this case the route of Fernando's example is impacting my income negatively in relation to Carlos' route. Only with this analysis I can interpret that I had a problem related to raw material and immediately direct corrective and preventive actions.

All the reception analyses for each of these lines are in the system. You can compare each of the variables analyzed for Fernando and Carlos' line.

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This analysis allows the dairy to take one of the following actions:

  • Do some fieldwork with Fernando to improve the quality of the milk;
  • Know the actual amount of milk that can be paid for each of the lines;
  • Opting to discard a route;
  • Separate and direct the best quality routes to those products that require greater efficiency of the production process and better yield.

By analyzing only the average daily or monthly yield, these details can go unnoticed. It is these details that can boost your production efficiency, increasing your margin and leaving your dairy products competitive in the market.

We also know that it is laborious to make these yield calculations on a daily basis. That's why we've developed a system that does all these calculations allowing you to spend your time on what really matters: analyzing yields and making production adjustments. 

Do you want to know more about how to evaluate the yields of your products? We at iTrack can help. Just answer this email and we have a qualified team ready to help you.

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The impact of milk quality on yield

Taking into account the characteristics of milk can make all the difference when evaluating a yield.

January 25, 2021

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Food Engineer

Lilian Melo

We know that it is a challenge to know which cheeses have been produced with the milk of a route and thus assess the average yield of each route individually considering each product.

iTrack allows you to do this analysis daily. Our clients use this information to improve their income management, boosting the efficiency gain. See how in the example below:

Analyzing the average yield of a day of production (mozzarella), we see a daily packaged yield of 9.46L/Kg:

In the figure above, we also have the adjusted income. We can interpret it as the ideal yield of my product, that is, what my productive process could achieve and where we are losing this productive potential (kilos of cheese that I stopped producing). In this example we see that my production was 1.83% or 0.17 L/Kg worse than it could have been.

Let's deepen that analysis. Was the yield the same for my routes? Do you have any routes that are impacting my income?

In the figure below we can see the yield of each route taking into account all the mozzarella production of the same day:

We were able to see a very different yield for each of the lines. In this case the route of Fernando's example is impacting my income negatively in relation to Carlos' route. Only with this analysis I can interpret that I had a problem related to raw material and immediately direct corrective and preventive actions.

All the reception analyses for each of these lines are in the system. You can compare each of the variables analyzed for Fernando and Carlos' line.

This analysis allows the dairy to take one of the following actions:

  • Do some fieldwork with Fernando to improve the quality of the milk;
  • Know the actual amount of milk that can be paid for each of the lines;
  • Opting to discard a route;
  • Separate and direct the best quality routes to those products that require greater efficiency of the production process and better yield.

By analyzing only the average daily or monthly yield, these details can go unnoticed. It is these details that can boost your production efficiency, increasing your margin and leaving your dairy products competitive in the market.

We also know that it is laborious to make these yield calculations on a daily basis. That's why we've developed a system that does all these calculations allowing you to spend your time on what really matters: analyzing yields and making production adjustments. 

Do you want to know more about how to evaluate the yields of your products? We at iTrack can help. Just answer this email and we have a qualified team ready to help you.

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