Imitation Mozzarella or in the USA Mozzarella Cheese Substitute has been on these markets for the last 35 years and has experienced significant annual growth in these markets.
What is Mozzarella Cheese Substitute? It is a product that is nutritionally equivalent to Mozzarella in terms of protein, fat, carbohydrate and calories but the main difference is that some of the butterfat in the Mozzarella has been replaced by vegetable fat. One of the best commercial examples of another analogue type product is Lurpak Spreadable. Lurpak butter is probably the biggest butter brand in the world and is normally available in foil wrapped blocks. Lurpak Spreadable is basically Lurpak butter in which some of the butterfat is replaced by vegetable fat and typically filled into a plastic tub. The softer vegetable fat provides the benefit of an improved spreadable product direct from the refrigerator, whilst at the same time resulting in a financial benefit.
The key ingredients in Mozzarella cheese substitute are:
Identifying a need within the pizza industry, eThekwini Cheese has developed an imitation Mozzarella that takes our customers pizza to the next consistency level. By employing rigorous production checks on product performance by testing product every 30 minutes in three types of pizza oven, eThekwini Cheese has ensured that our product is tasty, has a palatable texture and is cost efficient for our customers. These performance control checks are complemented by state-of-the-art analytical technology with equipment for monitoring moisture, fat and protein control.
Imitation Mozzarella, like regular industrial Mozzarella varies significantly, based mostly on the experience of the manufacturer and the quality of ingredients used in the process. The owners of eThekwini Cheese have been producing Imitation Mozzarella for a period of 30 years in Europe and the USA and have taken the development of this type of product to the highest level, perhaps even to the point that it has no equal.
The manufacture of a consistent performing product is critical to ensure that our customers and end consumers have no complaints about quality. To that end, eThekwini Cheese employ rigorous production checks on product performance by testing product every 30 minutes in three types of pizza oven.
These performance control checks are complimented by state-of-the-art analytical technology with equipment for monitoring moisture, fat and protein control.
This product is available in:
- 10Kg blocks
- 2Kg loaves
And has a 12 months shelf life when stored in the temperature range 2 to 5C with no deterioration in performance.