Tvorog or Twaróg is a very popular and nutritious dairy product in eastern Europe that is very similar to western cottage cheese. The high-protein dairy product is a traditional product in the east European diet that is also embraced by health-conscious consumers.
This segment covers fresh-cheese products produced on high-capacity and fully automated production lines for mass markets to more special products produced in small production facilities.
The EXACT® cultures recommended for these product types are characterized by flavor, texture, CO2 production and acidification speed.
The mesophilic flavor intensity is closely related to the level of diacetyl produced during fermentation. The choice of culture will depend very much on the final product type, the process and the preferred sensory properties.