A fast-food commodity, a product steeped in artisanal tradition or the latest snack of the month, whatever the form cheese products take these days, its versatility goes on.
As the cheese arena develops, so do consumer interests. For developed markets, consumers are seeking convenient, high-protein, healthy and sustainable products backed by brand data about origin and production methods. At the cheese processing plant, such demands require versatile and fast product development with the ability to address the rapidly developing plant-based area increasingly relevant. In the meantime, tight margins are still in focus, particularly for high-volume fast ingredients sector.
Rapid test data is vital for controlling the quality characteristics of incoming milk and the various processing steps involved in different types of cheese processing. For hard cheese, cutting, stirring and especially pressing steps all having a great impact on the quality while for fresh and cream cheese or quark production, controlling the efficiency of the separator is essential for meeting quality targets spot on while securing profit and yield.