Cheddar

Cheddar cheese is considered a somewhat hard, matured natural cheese. This is one of the most popular types of cheese in the world, especially in the UK and in the US. The aging of the cheese can be distinguished from the different types of Young curd, Mature, Mild, Vintage forms.

 

Cheddar cheese is manufactured from fresh cow’s milk by coagulating it with rennet in order to separate the curds and whey. Later, the cheese curd is salted and milled before being molded and left to ripen. The aging process takes between 6 to 24 months. 

 

Typically, Cheddar has a yellow-orange/ivory color but Foodcom S.A. delivers also a white type - without colorants or red - a colored one. Cheddar has a spicy, slightly sour, and nutty flavor but some varieties depend on maturity. 

 

Applications

Foodcom S.A. supplies Cheddar that can be used in a variety of industrial applications. It can be shredded, grated, or melted, which can be useful in the bakery and confectionery industry. Other main applications for Cheddar cheese include cheese-based sauces and dips, soup premixes, flavored crackers, and chips. Cheddar is also destined for direct consumption in snacks and as an ingredient of sandwiches, toasts, burgers, and tortillas.

 

 

Technical aspects 

Cheddar is rich in vitamins (A, B12, D, E), proteins, calcium, and many more minerals. Among its functional properties are viscosity adjunction and taste enhancer. Cheddar can also be used in the manufacture of goods to produce a characteristic texture and to preserve the taste in frozen products.

 

Physico-chemical analysis

Fat content - min. 50%

Moisture - 37%

Dry matter: - 63%

Salt - 1.9%

 

Shelf life

Cheddar cheese has a standard expiration date of 4 months from the production date. The product should be stored at a temperature between 2 °C and 4 °C.

 

Packaging 

Foodcom S.A. provides Cheddar packed in blocks of 2,5kg up to 20 kg. A variety of packaging sizes is also available depending on the request.

 

 

 

Why choose Foodcom as a European Dairy Provider?

 

Cheddar supplied by Foodcom S.A. is compliant with the general cheese regulation (Codex stan 283-1978).

 

The quality of service provided by Foodcom is confirmed by BRC Agents & Brokers certificate.

 

Our great team of Sales Support will help our Traders conduct the contract and business deals in a smooth and efficient way to ensure the best quality service to all our Business Partners. The logistics team will take care of transportation and the financial department will be responsible for all matters connected with the financial part of the deal.

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