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Process and functional properties of mozzarella, pizza cheeses and their analogues

This course takes place every year, ask about the next dates.

advanced level

Objectives ans progress of the training

  • Identification of the popular culinary functional properties
  • Factors of production and influences of raw materials mastery
  • Several and practical examples of textured cheeses pasta-filatta


Technicians, cheesemakers, R&D managers, engineers

The course is meant for professionals with:

  • knowledge of cheese technology
  • practice in cheesemaking or processed (spread) cheese technology
  • good knowledge in English language

Participants ideally should have the following knowledge basis in microbiological and biochemical aspects of cheesemaking.

E-learning formation (Webalim™) is available for reaching pre-requisites. Please contact us for more informations.

Processed cheeses : advanced training course program

Welcome and presentation of participants

Presentation of Pasta Filata cheeses technologies

  • Presentation of Pasta Filata cheeses, World production
  • Types and Characteristics points on processing:
    • From raw material to finish product
    • Stretching: Key Steps in Pasta filata processing
    • Keys processing and Functional properties of Pasta filata.

Practical session in pilot plant

  • Milk to curd : Traditional Textured Cheese : Pizza cheese/LMMC
  • Wet stretching : Traditional Textured Cheese : Pizza cheese/LMMC
  • Dry stretching :
    • Mozzarella Cheeses: - Fresh Mozzarella made by direct acidification
    • Modern way processing for Pizza cheese - Pizza cheese analogue made by processed cheese processing

Visit of "Hameau du fromage"

Teaching methods

  • Theoretical courses
  • Practical sessions / cases studies
    • Cutter STEPHAN
    • Stretching and moulding equipment / wet stretching
    • Stretching and moulding equipment / dry stretching


DURATION : 4 days 28 hours
PLACE : National Dairy School (ENIL) of Besançon-Mamirolle - 25 620 MAMIROLLE - FRANCE
LANGUAGE : All courses are distributed in English

This training is then available for specific training session in your cheese factory.

Trainer / Lecturer

Jamal KEBCHAOUI, experimented trainer in pasta filata cheeses technology

Who we are ?

Courses’place : ENIL (french national dairy industry school) of Mamirolle - Grande rue - F-25620 MAMIROLLE
We are located in the heart of Franche-Comté, the first french region for the manufacturing of raw milk cheeses and spreadable cheeses. Dairy industry school of Mamirolle is training technicians and experts in dairy companies since 1888.

Your stay with us

Meals and accommodation Hotels in the town of Besançon (120 000 habitants)

Informations - Registration

ANFOPEIL – Réseau des ENILs
Place du Champ de foire - 39800 POLIGNY - FRANCE
Phone : +33 (0) 384- 37 27 24 / E-mail : accueil@anfopeil-enil.fr


National Dairy School (ENIL) of Besançon-Mamirolle
Grande Rue - 25620 MAMIROLLE - FRANCE

Nathalie Caro
Phone + 33 (0)381 559 200 / Email : nathalie.caro@educagri.fr 

How to come to Besancon-Mamirolle ?

By plane

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Bale Mulhouse Airport (EAP) + car (1h30)
Lyon Saint-Exupery Airport (LYS) + car (2h00)
Geneva airport (GVA) + car (2h00)
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) + Train (3h00)
Paris Orly Airport (ORY) + Train (3h00)

By car

Highway A36 from Strasbourg / Mulhouse
Highway A6/A36 from Paris
Highway A40/ A39 from Lyon

This training is then available for specific training session in your cheese factory.


Event Properties

Event Date 03-10-2022 13:30
Event End Date 07-10-2022 12:00
Individual Price 1 670 €
Location National Dairy School (ENIL) of Besançon (France)
Categories Dairy Technologies training course
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