A survey on selected dairy products processing plants in Kampala District, Uganda
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The cross-sectional study was conducted on a survey on selected milk and Dairy products processing plants in Kampala district ,Uganda. Both Qualitative and Quantitave methods were used to collect data from the 4 selected dairy products processing plants. Results revealed that both processing plants produced the following products; Yoghurt, Ice cream, Butter oil and flavoured milk. Results further revealed the range of prices of products from all selected processing plants and were as follows; Yoghurt 1500-2500ml sh.2500, Ice cream 200g ,sh.1500- 2000, Butter oil, 140g sh.10000-13000 and flavoured Milk sackets ranged from sh.1300-1700. Results revealed that all processing plants used these tests to test milk at the reception area, they included Lactometer test, Clot on boiling, Organoleptic test and Resuzurin test. It was concluded that intensive quality control systems would improve production in Dairy products processing plants . Furthermore Milk cooling systems and proper hygiene at Dairy processing plants levels are needed.