Crystallised sweet whey powder is manufactured by evaporating, crystallising and spray drying of skimmed whey made during the cheese manufacturing process. The product is fit for human consumption and is produced under strict hygienic conditions in an officially approved facility. It does not contain any foreign material or known substances which can present a health risk to consumers. The product does not contain any preservatives. The product has instant properties and is less hygroscopic than uncrystallised whey powder. The powder has a white to cream colour, is free flowing and when dissolved it has a sweet, clean and typical whey taste.