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New Wisconsin Cheese Blends Tool Provides Chefs with Expert Cheese Blends in an Instant

Mar 25, 2015
MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Cheese Blends Calculator, a new online tool created by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB), is designed to help foodservice professionals expertly blend varieties of Wisconsin cheese for hot applications, maximizing for flavor and performance.
 
The new online tool features more than 500 customizable two-, three-, and four-cheese blend combinations ideal for use in pizza, pasta, sauces, soups and more.
 
"The blends were expertly created taking into account the many factors that can affect cheese performance in a hot application, such as fat content and acidity, melt and browning ability, stretch, oiling off and more," said Allen Hendricks, WMMB VP of Channel Programs - Foodservice.
 
In addition to creating delicious, proven cheese blends, chefs can also use the tool to view cheese flavor profiles and performance tips, as well as calculate the cost of trying out new blends, making creating new menu items easier and more affordable. The tool features batch, pound and portion pricing based on the user's cost inputs, and it also allows users to export the information as a spreadsheet for future reference.
 
The free Wisconsin Cheese Blends Calculator is available at www.WisconsinCheeseBlends.com. For more information about Wisconsin cheese, contact Heather Porter Engwall at hporterengwall@wmmb.org or 608.203.7235.
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The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board is a nonprofit organization of dairy producers that promotes the consumption of milk, cheese and other dairy products made in America’s Dairyland.

Contact Info
Heather Porter Engwall
Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board
8418 Excelsior Dr.
Madison, WI 53717
608-203-7235
hporterengwall@wmmb.org