Continental cheese

A wide range of solutions for Continental cheese

Everything you need to produce Continental cheese

The Continental, semi-soft cheese category is a broad category, including popular types of Gouda and Edam cheese, and, also, the French raclette and the Spanish Manchego cheese. 

Answering different market needs, ranging from easy and affordable solutions – like sliced and diced cheeses to put on a sandwich or use in meals – to premium specialty cheeses with a unique flavor or texture to enjoy on a cheese platter with a glass of wine. 

Meet the different needs with DSM’ range of specialty ingredients for Continental cheese. Our cheese experts can work with you to create the perfect texture, appearance and flavor, adapted to your specific preferences.

NEW: The craft movement: Creating an authentic local cheese

Artisan cheeses, just like the Spanish Manchego and Castellano-type cheeses are growing in popularity. The new Delvo®Cheese CT-500 is the first culture on the market that’s specifically selected to create the authentic Castellano-type taste.

Delvo®Cheese-CT range

Starter cultures for Continental cheese.

Delvo®ADD adjuncts

Adjuncts to differentiate and build a unique rich flavor.

Flavor Wheel™

Give your cheese flavor profile a twist with our unique FlavorWheel™ concept.

Ceska® Star 

Starter cultures and Adjunct cultures to differentiate cheese flavor and texture.


The purest microbial coagulants.


The most specific Fermentation Produced Chymosin coagulants.

Milase® Premium

The premium microbial coagulant for optimal, clean taste profiles.


Kalase® is the animal coagulant, or rennet, brand. 


Enzymes that accelerates cheese ripening.


Pack-Age® is a high-tech packaging solution for naturally ripening cheese.


Customized solutions for every region delivering superior performance and microbial protection– with an appetizing appearance.


Superior performance and microbial protection with an appetizing appearance in a range of colors for every region and application.


Natamycin-based natural preservation solution.


Enzyme with preservative functionality.

Dairy Safe™

Label-friendly bioprotection for your cheese.


The gold standard for antibiotic residue testing.