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    31.10.2016

    Pricking- Blue cheese

    Pricking machine
    Performed after salting and before entry into the ripening cave, pricking is an essential operation in the production of blue-veined cheese: As a matter of fact, air is needed for…
    Performed after salting and before entry into the ripening cave, pricking is an essential operation in the production of blue-veined cheese: As a matter of fact, air is needed for the P. Roqueforti mould to grow, not only to evacuate excess CO2 – which retards its growth - but also to provide enough O2 for its proper growth.

    The cheese is drilled by 30 to 35 needles

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