Creating Better Cheese. Together.

Everything you need to produce the perfect cheese

From continental cheeses and mozzarella to white cheese and cheddar, cheese has long been a consumer favorite. There are about 2000 different cheeses available worldwide1, with some varieties only known regionally while others – such as Gouda – are recognized globally.

As a solutions provider and partner to its customers, DSM provides guidance and support throughout the entire cheese production process. We have helped customers with a wide variety of requests and questions - from selecting the right coagulant or culture and achieving the best taste and texture possible, to questions about efficient culture rotations, naturally extending shelf life and production efficiency.

Adding value to our customers’ production processes and helping them create high quality cheese products with great taste and texture is what we – at DSM - do best. Whether it’s improving yield, minimizing waste losses, developing low-fat cheese products, creating unique tastes or making the most of whey streams, DSM’s experts work side-by-side with customers to achieve their goals. Our broad portfolio of cheese cultures, enzymes, biopreservation and cheese ripening solutions provide peace of mind to our customers and enable them to efficiently produce delicious cheeses.

With our experience, expertise and proven solutions, we can help you accelerate, innovate and get your delicious cheese products to market faster. Just choose from our family of solutions including Cheese starter cultures Delvo®Cheese & Ceska®Star, Cheese adjunct cultures Delvo®ADD  & Ceska®Star from the Flavor Wheel™Dairy Safe™ Ceska®Star cultures, Maxiren®Fromase®, Kalase®,  Milase® PremiumDelvo®Coat, Ceska®CoatPack-Age®DelvoCid®, Delvo®Zyme,  Delvo®Nis, Delvo®Media, Ceska®Media and Delvotest®.

Creating Better Cheese. Together.



Looking to bring great dairy together?

DSM and CSK have joined forces
to help you achieve it

If you want to create better tasting, healthier dairy products supported by real experts, you’re in the right place. In recent months, we’ve been integrating the DSM and CSK product families and teams to give you a broader, stronger portfolio supported by the right expertise - wherever and whenever you need it. The one thing that hasn’t changed? Our commitment to you – and meeting the evolving needs of your customers. So, why not join us to see how we can bring exciting new dairy to the table together?

Cheese Application Areas

Solutions for cheddar cheese

With its excellent shelf life and flavor, cheddar is widely popular, particularly in the UK and US. From young to mature, hundreds of cheddar varieties are enjoyed worldwide - with taste varying from country to country.

Solutions for continental cheese

The continental, semi-soft cheese category is broad and includes popular types of Gouda and Edam cheeses, the French raclette and the Spanish Manchego cheese.

Solutions for cottage cheese

Cottage cheeses are produced all over the world under many different names, such as Hüttenkäse in Germany and Hytteost in Denmark and Norway.

Solutions for mozzarella cheese

Mozzarella is a traditionally southern Italian cheese, made from Italian buffalo milk using the pasta filata method.

Dairy Safe™ protects your cheese - with more culture rotations than ever

Our new, improved Dairy Safe™ cultures deliver a unique all-in-one solution for your cheese of assured bioprotection, acidification, and improved flavor. We’ve now added even more phage-robust culture rotations to this long-established solution, so why not discover how you can avoid spoilage like late blowing – the natural way.  


Starter culture for 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.


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.


Enzymes that accelerate the cheese ripening process.


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 biopreservation solution.


Fermentation-based peptide, effective against bacterial spoilage.


An enzyme with a biopreservative functionality, effective against bacteria.

Dairy Safe™

Label-friendly bioprotection for your cheese.


The gold standard for antibiotic residue testing.