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Just Cleared Biggest Hurdle to Scaling Soap Production!

Goat Milk Soap

Just Cleared Biggest Hurdle to Scaling Soap Production!

We just cleared our biggest hurdle to scaling our soap batches by June 1st! If you’re not familiar with soapmaking, you might not know that making soap with 100% milk (no water) is notoriously difficult. You have to add lye to milk without scalding it. When you add lye to water, the temperature jumps in seconds to over 200 degrees, so you can imagine what happens to liquid milk.  It burns almost instantly.You get around this by adding your lye to frozen milk and stirring it slowly. Hence the problem with scaling: It’s pretty laborious to stir five pounds of frozen milk...

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