Milk Production & Cheesemaking

Cheese is an art form born from the raw materials of milk and the intricate processes that transform it into a myriad of delightful varieties.
We’ve gathered all the information in this 101 guide to download and use offline.


This 101 guide for Milk Production & Cheesemaking contains:

  • A Brief History of Cheesemaking

  • The Composition of Milk

  • The Main Ingredients used to Make Cheese

  • The Processes involved in Cheesemaking


Frequently Asked Questions

Who wrote this information?

The Academy of Cheese has been set-up to promote cheese knowledge and provide career development, both within the industry and amongst the wider public. It culminates in the industry-accredited role of Master of Cheese.

Where can I learn more about Milk Production and Cheesemaking?

Milk Production and Cheesemaking is part of the content in our certifications. So, if you’re looking for a place to start studying, we recommend our Level One Associate Cheese accreditation course.

Otherwise, check out this learning resource, where we have collected our Milk Production and Cheesemaking resources in one place.

Can I join the Academy of Cheese?

Yes, the Academy of Cheese is open to everyone! If you aspire to become more knowledgeable and develop a great understanding of all aspects of cheese, then welcome aboard. Register for free.