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Red Cheese Wax

Red Cheese Wax

Regular price $7.95
Regular price $7.95
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Description

Cheese Wax is specially made for coating cheeses. It helps prevent unwanted mold growth and retains moisture while cheese is aged. This wax is soft and pliable, unlike pure paraffin wax which becomes brittle, causing it to crack easily.

One pound will wax approximately 12-20 cheeses when brushed on.

If dipping dipping your cheese to wax it, instead of brushing the wax on, we recommend starting with at least 5 pounds of wax.

Details

Ingredients

  • A formulation of paraffin and microcrystalline wax
  • Food grade coloring

Storage
Store in cool place, away from high heat.

Brand
New England Cheesemaking Supply Company

Allergens

Yes No Allergens Description Of Components
X Peanuts
X Tree Nuts
X Sesame
X Milk
X Eggs
X Fish
X Crustaceans
X Shellfish
X Soy
X Wheat
X Triticale
X Mustard
X Sulfites

Directions

Waxing Homemade Cheese
It is safest to melt wax in a double boiler so that it is not subject to direct flame. Never leave melting wax unattended. Wax can explode at high temperatures. Heat wax to 210ºF. Wax can be brushed onto a dried and chilled cheese with a natural bristle brush (anything synthetic will melt), or you can very carefully dip your cheese into the wax pot one side at a time (it can get very slippery). Two thin coats are preferable to one thick coat. Be sure to fill up any air spaces as mold needs air to grow.

When you are ready to eat your cheese, the wax is simply peeled off and can be strained through Butter Muslin to be reused over and over again.

Waxing Store Bought Cheese
Wow, wax is flying off the shelf here! Many people are trying to prepare for a different type of future. Here is our short explanation of waxing store bought cheese.

Usually cheese bought in the grocery store is an already aged to perfection finished product. Waxing it in small pieces may cause some problems. If a cheese is not turned on a regular basis gravity will cause all the moisture to fall to the bottom causing a mushy mess under the wax. We would suggest you buy whole wheels or make your own cheeses and after waxing them, turn over at least once a week to prevent problems. We also suggest you air dry your cheese for 2-3 days prior to waxing.

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TT
06/27/2022
Tammy T.
United States

Great product

This is very simple and easy to use. I’m very pleased.

TS
06/27/2022
Tracey S.
United States United States

Smooth

Really surprised how easy their red cheese wax is to work with. Very smooth & hardened nicely. They're definitely my 'go-to' place for supplies!

New England Cheesemaking Supply Company Red Cheese Wax Review
TM
06/21/2022
Tate M.
United States United States

As advertised

First time buyer. The wax was easy to work with and a good price.

AL
06/17/2022
Alex L.
United States United States

Red cheese wax

Very easy to use melts great shipping was fast

New England Cheesemaking Supply Company Red Cheese Wax Review
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MT
06/17/2022
Michelle T.
United States United States

A must have!

I made my first cheddar cheese and waxed it with this beautiful red wax. Easy to melt, clean, and I trust New England Cheesemaking with ingredients like this to protect my hard work!