22 March 2017

IDF Factsheet 002/2017: Reasons why galactose is good for you

Galactose is a simple sugar that is normally transformed in the liver before being used up as energy. This sugar is quite abundant in human diets and helps in a number of functions....

Download
22 March 2017

IDF Factsheet 001/2017: The importance of salt in the manufacturing and ripening of cheese

Salt contains the two elements sodium (Na) and chlorine (Cl), which both fulfil important functions in the human body. Sodium plays a role in the regulation of our water balance and the osmotic pr...

Download
08 December 2016

Raw milk cheeses

Raw milk cheeses have a desirable flavour and its consumption has a positive impact on the gut microbiota. Food safety of raw milk cheeses is assured by interventions at the dairy farm, at the process...

Download