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FAQs

Can I freeze cheese?

It is possible to freeze cheese. Some hard, or semi – hard cheeses can be frozen without greatly affecting the flavour.

Not all cheeses will freeze well, however, especially soft cheeses such as cream cheese and cottage cheese which can become watery and grainy in texture. Freezing can also affect the texture of some hard cheeses, making it crumbly and harder to use. For this reason the best use for frozen cheese is for cooking. If you do wish to freeze cheese, for best results, you should grate it first and then store it in an airtight plastic bag. Avoid freezing blocks of cheese as it will lose a lot of moisture and become crumbly.

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From the farm to the fridge, the Dairy Council for Northern Ireland acts on behalf of the dairy industry, advertising and promoting the natural goodness and quality of Northern Ireland milk and dairy products.

Our primary function is to communicate factual information to allow individuals to make well informed choices about dairy products that they consume and to inform them of the benefits of including dairy products in a balanced diet. We use a wide range of media, which includes television, radio, press, magazine, posters and the internet. Our Advertising is complemented by public relations and promotional activities designed to communicate with specific groups.

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Ballyrashane Creamery

T+44 (0)28 7034 3265

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