Black Cheese Wax
The boxes are sold by exact weight, and in full boxes only, hence orders involving cheese wax must be placed directly with Orchard Valley Dairy Supplies by calling 01584 707012.
Black cheese wax is a coating for cheese that prevents unwanted mould growth and helps to retain moisture in the cheese during maturation. It presents an attractive finish to the cheese and enhances shopper perception. Red cheese wax is generally associated with Edam cheese and the brand Babybel.
Typical Usage Level
Typical usage will depend on how thickly or thinly customers wish to apply the wax.
As a general guide, one 25 kg box of wax, is enough to coat 650-750 x 200 g cheeses.
Food contact grade wax and food grade colours.
Cheese wax is not meant for consumption; it is designed as packaging material for the cheese.
It is a food contact grade product and it does not contain any of the 14 legally declarable allergens: Cereals containing gluten, Crustaceans, Eggs, Fish, Peanuts, Soybeans, Milk, Nuts, Celery, Mustard, Sesame, Sulphur dioxide/sulphites, Lupin, Molluscs.
5 slabs in cardboard boxes with each box around 25 kg.
5 years from production date if stored in a dry place below 20°C.