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Clear Cheese Wax

Clear Cheese Wax

Regular price $7.95
Regular price $7.95
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4.77 26 reviews

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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Clear Cheese Wax

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LS
06/17/2022
Leah S.
United States

Arrived quickly. Easy to use

HL
01/28/2022
Hope L.
United States United States

works great

My first batch of cheese I used paraffin wax because I didn't know the difference, and it was a disaster! I ended up having to throw that batch out. But using this cheese wax was super easy, pretty cheap, and it's working really well. It goes on easily and was much better to clean up than paraffin wax.

AK
03/21/2021
Ann K.
United States United States

Does the trick

Was does the trick. Nice to have a variety of colors.

New England Cheesemaking Supply Company Clear Cheese Wax Review
TR
02/13/2021
Terry R.
United States United States

Clear cheese wax

The wax works just as wax should..waxed 4 cotswold cheeses with it. No problems, good and clear

New England Cheesemaking Supply Company Clear Cheese Wax Review
MH
11/01/2020
Marie H.
United States United States

The Clear Choice

This wax performs as expected. It applies easily either by dipping (my preference) or with a brush. And it forms an adequate sealing layer to my cheese (farmhouse cheddar). And since it's clear, I simply label with a piece of tape and brush a thin layer of wax over the tape which guarantees the label stays on but is still legible. See pic.

New England Cheesemaking Supply Company Clear Cheese Wax Review