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Programs for Dairy Ingredient Users

This section of provides dairy ingredient users with the tools and facts they need to conduct their business.  From specialized programs and services to pricing and ingredient information, dairy ingredient users can find the information they need to develop and market new dairy products, ingredients and food products. 
  • The Special Milk Class Permit Program (SMCPP) which includes Classes 5a, b, c) provides eligible further processors and animal feed manufacturers with the means to access Canadian manufactured dairy ingredients, at prices that will allow them to remain competitive in the marketplace.
  • Class 3(d) provides restaurants access to cheese at a reduced price for pizza prepared and cooked on site for the benefit of restaurants.
  • Class 4(m) Animal Feed encourages the use of solids non fat (SNF) to manufacture animal feed. Animal feed manufacturers can purchase skim milk powder at competitive prices.
  • Class 4(m) Other Uses encourages the use of solids non fat (SNF) in specific activities with the objective of maintaining or growing markets for SNF. Through this class, most companies have access to dry and liquid MPC, as well as liquid skim milk and skim milk powder at competitive prices.