Cheddar is already one of the world’s most popular cheeses, and it’s a category that is expected to grow. The answer to the increasing demand might seem obvious: produce more cheese. But setting up new plants is a complex process. Find out more how these challenges can be met.
A Tetra Pak® Blockformer system 6 is not just a machine. It’s a prefabricated and validated blockforming solution, enabling cost-efficient production of consistently high-quality cheddar. And it is always configured to your plant and capacity requirements – it’s your needs and wishes that dictate the solution.
The semi-hard cheese category includes varieties such as Edam, Maasdam and Gouda. These are world-renowned cheeses, enjoyed all over the globe – but making them is no mean feat. So how can you stay on top of a complex production process?
Semi-hard cheese prices and margins are under pressure. To meet profitability targets, producers need to aim for strict cost control, find new revenue streams and lower their TCO (Total Cost of Ownership). Here we outline some of the routes producers can take to meet their profitability targets.
With today’s technologies, whey – the by-product of cheese production – can be turned into highly purified protein and lactose products. Find out more about the opportunities whey presents, and how it can be sourced in an efficient way.
Danish cheese producer Mammen Dairies uses a reverse osmosis membrane filtration system to remove water from whey. The concentrated whey protein is sold to ingredient producers – and in the process, the dairy also reduces its daily water intake.
When you want to produce deliciously smooth cottage cheese, the road to success goes via an optimized production process. Selecting equipment that enables flexibility and a modular approach – start small, expand later – is equally important.