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Celebrating Our Past: June 1, 2022
Since the days of those first hand-cranked separators, technology rapidly developed but the principles remained the same. Shown is a variation of a gravity cream separation, known as a cream setter.
Cream Separation has been around for thousands of years, both in industry and in the home. Our ancestors knew that if letting milk stand, it would eventually separate out into milk and cream by earth’s gravity. But it wasn’t until the Industrial Revolution that the process was mechanized and hand cranked cream separators took the lead.