The importance of food health and its direct impact on health, family and community is obvious. Due to our urgent need for calcium and dairy products, the importance of dairy health is increased.
This article tries to express the methods of preserving Lighvan cheese with different packaging and without packaging.
1-Preservation of packaged Lighvan cheese
If you have bought packed cheese, you do not need to prepare salt water and a special container for storage.
Followings are essential about packaged cheeses:
First, the best temperature for storing of Lighvan cheese is 5 or 6 degrees, in this case, the Lighvan cheese can be stored for weeks, but if you have bought cheese for family consumption and you do not want to use it for long time, you can raise the temperature to 10 degrees.
Second, if your cheese is packaged in metal containers, you should not put it in a humid place for a long time. Moisture can cause rust and fracture in the can and leaking the brine.
Third, if your cheese is packaged in plastic containers, you are recommended not keep your cheese for a long time or buy a lot of this type of packaging.
Though, the packaging of cheese in plastic containers reduces the price of the cheese, after a while, the quality of the cheese decreases. The main factor is the passage of light through the cheese can and the effect on the product.
- Storage of unpacked Lighvan cheese
The requirements for storing unpackaged cheese are as follows:
Under no circumstances, the cheese should be stayed out of the brine for more than a few hours. Make brine and put your cheese in it. Due to the lower density of cheese compared to brine, cheeses are suspended in salt water. You can place a clean plate or weight on the cheese to hold the slices the cheese under the brine.
Secondly, never use aluminum containers to store Lighvan cheese. Brine dissolves the aluminum and the dishes are damaged and the health of the consumer is affected. The best container is steel utensils.
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