The way to communicate the premium quality of authentic natural ripened cheese is by matching the appearance with the cheese taste. For both premium branded cheese as for regional specialty cheese coating enhances the image and brand value of cheese. The added value of CSK as market leader in cheese coatings is based on customer specific coating concepts which are tailored to customer preferences.
Added value of cheese coating
The added value of CSK as a market leader in cheese coatings is based on client-specific support and development of specific coating concepts. In this way added value in terms if strengthening brand identity and image, optimisation of flavour and texture, conditioning with minimal fungicides and efficiency improvements during the ripening process can be obtained. CSK has an advanced research laboratory and an international knowledge network, which supports the application and development of cheese coating for various cheese types.
New coating innovations
Cheese coating plays a crucial role in creating new types of cheese. Consequently, CSK has decided to continue developing and expanding its Ceska®-coat product line. CSK wants to offer cheese manufacturers readymade cheese coating solutions that can raise the value of cheese. With attention to specific technical aspects and legal requirements, CSK works with customers to develop concepts for e.g. spray applications, improved shelf life of paraffin coated cheese, dip applications, easy to slice and water-resistant properties.
CSK supplies also cheese wax, which provides a high degree of protection and supports in preventing damage to the cheese, thereby avoiding subsequent economic losses. Cheese wax is a combination of paraffin, vaseline and micro wax mixed together in order to adjust the flexibility and hardness of the wax. In this way the characteristics of the different cheese types are met. For optimal protection during transport and storage the combination of cheese coating with cheese wax is advised.
Conditioning of cheese
For semi-hard and hard cheese the use of coatings is the most suitable form to improve the conditioning, flavour and appearance of cheese during ripening and storage. More on Conditioning of cheese >
The current consumer trends in the cheese segment are clearly focussed on high quality cheese, which have a premium flavour and product appearance. More on Premium cheese >
Functionalities and characteristics
During ripening the specific flavour of naturally ripened cheese is developed. Cheese coating plays an important role in this process. Besides, coating possesses other functionalities, which determine the total quality of the cheese. More on Functionalities and characteristics >