In module 17, we will look at the definition of cheese, classification cheese, cheese production, utilization of cheese whey as well as the quality and safety aspects in cheese.
In addition to processing steps discussed in other modules, cheese making requires several unique processing steps such as fermentation, coagulation, and flavor and texture development.
After successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
Further certificates using a themed track. If you completed the Basic Cert 1st you would only have to add from 1-4 modules for various add on Certificates. Conversely, if you completed and track-based certificate first you would get credit for 2-5 modules of the basic 12 already completed.
Module 17 is part of the following themed track:
Fermented Dairy Products Certificate. 1,2,3,4,5, 6, 17, 18,19. This series/track includes course introduction, Dairy Chemistry, Dairy Microbiology, Pasteurization technologies, Sanitation, Fundamentals of Cheese Making, Specialty Cheeses, and Cultured Dairy Products. The intended audience for this track includes all levels of plant personnel involved in the production of fermented dairy products.