By Kate McAdam

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

Murray’s Cheese creates a clothbound Cheddar

In 2014, Murray’s Cheese in New York City had an idea for a clothbound Cheddar modeled on classic British versions. And this year, after two years of development, the company launched Murray’s Clothbound Cheddar –  a bright, lemony flavored Cheddar. Created with milk from cows on campus, the cheese...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

Artisan cheesemakers grow in skill, numbers and prestige

Making cheese predates recorded history, but artisan cheesemaking in the U.S. is a relatively new industry. According to a 2016 American Cheese Society (ACS) report, there are more than 900 artisan, farmstead and specialty cheesemakers operating in the United States. While a few artisan cheesemaker...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

Schuman Cheese has a passion for Parmesan

Neal Schuman is perhaps the most ardent defender of Parmesan cheese in the United States. Incensed that some cheesemakers were adulterating grated Parm with cellulose, Schuman organized the True Cheese campaign, warning consumers and retailers that all was not right in shelf-stable grated Parmesan...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

Use of endolysins can yield a safer Hispanic cheese

Hispanic cuisine makes up a large portion of the food market in the United States, and the demand of Hispanic-style cheeses has been rising over the past two decades. Even though Queso Fresco is the most widespread Hispanic-style cheese in the United States, there are many others manufactured acros...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

Cabot Creamery introduces cracker cut cheese line

Cabot Creamery, Waitsfield, Vt., introduced Cracker Cuts, a new line of naturally-aged cheese that come in pre-cut cracker-size portions and feature a new packaging design. The package has a re-sealable lid to keep the cheese fresh over multiple snacking sessions. It comes in six varieties: Serious...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

10 new dairy products for snacking, convenience

The snacking and convenience trend is dominating the food industry. Consumers are snacking more and want high-quality protein and options for on-the-go. Dairy processors and food manufacturers are answering the call with a variety of innovations in packaging, flavors and concepts. We’ve gathered so...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

10 new dairy products for June Dairy Month

It’s National Dairy Month and we are celebrating by highlighting some favorite new products from across the dairy aisles. Simple and clean ingredients and bold flavors are on display with this crop of new dairy products. New milk and butter products Wellman, Iowa-based Kalona Organics, distributor...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

Rondelé by Président adds 3 new bold spreadable cheese flavors

Three new spreadable cheese flavors of rondelé by Président, part of Lactalis Deli Inc., New York,  are: Thai sweet chili, pineapple-ginger and sea salt and cracked pepper. A two-tablespoon serving of the sea salt flavor contains 70 calories, 7 grams of fat, 1 gram of sugar and 1 gram of protein. T...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

Tillamook launches farm-style cut shredded cheeses

Tillamook County Creamery Association, Tillamook, Ore., introduced a complete reformulation of its shredded cheese products with its new Farmstyle Cut line. The company also added a new Sharp White shredded cheese flavor. The cheeses offer a unique, hand-grated texture that have an ideal melt, stre...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

How to avoid color defects in cheese

From the appearance to the flavor profile, enjoying cheese is a wonderful sensory experience. As such, manufacturers work hard to meet the flavor, texture and visual expectations of customers, but visual defects can detract from the premium image of cheese. Though visual defects such as pinking are...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

Norseland Inc. introduces single-serve flavored Cheese Fusions snack

Cheese Fusions, produced by Norseland Inc., Darien, Conn., is a new flavored cheese snack sold in individual pouches. The cheese comes in four flavor varieties, including sour cream and onion Monterey Jack; bold buffalo Monterey Jack and smoked chipotle Cheddar. The chipotle Cheddar flavor contains...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

Sales of natural cheese shreds and slices top rest

Sales indicate that consumers continue to prefer natural over processed cheese, with slices, shreds and cubes sales getting a boost. In the processed cheese category, cheese spreads/balls was the only segment with positive sales numbers. The natural cheese category saw dollar sales increase 0.8% to...

Food / Blog - 1 year ago

New dairy products: Alouette Cheese dips

Just in time to celebrate National Chip and Dip Day (March 23), Alouette Cheese, New Holland, Pa., launched cheese dips in three varieties: onion medley, cucumber ranch and Mediterranean vegetable. The dips are made with soft cheese, Grade A milk, vegetables and herbs. The cucumber ranch flavor con...