Straight cheese powders like this one are used to make a variety of our cheese blends. It takes 3 lbs. of fresh cheese to make 2 lbs. of dehydrated cheese powder. Cheese powders are made of natural cheeses that have been dehydrated down from about 45% moisture content to 5% moisture content, giving them a long stable shelf life.
Cheddar Cheese Powder Q&A
What is cheese powder?
Cheese powder is the dried or dehydrated form of fresh cheese, but ground into a fine powder to use as a seasoning.
How long does cheese powder last?
Cheese powder typically lasts a long time, with a shelf life of at least up to 1 year before it starts losing some of its flavor.
How do they make cheese powder?
Cheese powder is made by using fresh cheese that's ground up and dried into a fine cheese powder. It can take up to 3 lbs of real cheese to make only 2 lbs of cheese powder.
How to use or cook with cheese powder?
Use cheese powder on popcorn, or to make homemade cheese dips or cheese sauces. If cooking with cheese powder, try it on baked potatoes or mashed potatoes.