Cheese in a can

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Cheese in a can

Postby oyster_07 » Wed 15 Jun, 2016 3:20 pm

I'm looking for canned/tinned cheese to place in food drops. I know it's not going to be a gourmet cheese, but it will suffice. Ideally I'd like each can to be around 50 grams.

I have found the below option, however does anyone have any other suggestions or experience?
http://www.survivalsuppliesaustralia.com.au/products/Cheese-in-a-Can-113gms.php

Thanks.
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Re: Cheese in a can

Postby CasualNerd » Wed 15 Jun, 2016 3:28 pm

I take Kraft shelf stable cheddar all the time. 250 and 500gm blocks you'll find at most supermarkets, usually near the peanut butter etc.

It's only foil / cardboard packed but holds up really well.
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Re: Cheese in a can

Postby GBW » Wed 15 Jun, 2016 4:12 pm

For FD treats I've used small cans of brie and camembert; also jars of feta in oil with herbs and spices...very nice with sun dried tomatoes, crackers and a nice bottle of wine.

You may need to hunt around in some gourmet delis to find them.
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Re: Cheese in a can

Postby davidf » Wed 15 Jun, 2016 5:02 pm

I know this is not in a can but has anyone tried vac packing hard goat or sheep cheese? I, ve had it last quite well without fancy packing.
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Re: Cheese in a can

Postby RonK » Wed 15 Jun, 2016 5:57 pm

No personal experience, other than the canned Kraft cheddar and butter we used in Darwin back when I was a kid - but perhaps buying a waxed cheese, or waxing your favourite vintage cheddar could work for you...

Preserving Cheese by Waxing

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Re: Cheese in a can

Postby icefest » Wed 15 Jun, 2016 8:18 pm

Waxed cheese still goes unpleasant when it gets hot.

Kraft cheddar would be the way to go.
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Re: Cheese in a can

Postby icefest » Wed 15 Jun, 2016 8:19 pm

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Re: Cheese in a can

Postby Eremophila » Wed 15 Jun, 2016 11:10 pm

Kraft cheddar / Laughing Cow, Happy Cow or whatever it's marketed as these days.

They last forever. The Happy Cow is not too bad on crackers.
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Re: Cheese in a can

Postby vanNek » Thu 16 Jun, 2016 6:19 am

Eremophila wrote:Kraft cheddar / Laughing Cow, Happy Cow or whatever it's marketed as these days.

They last forever. The Happy Cow is not too bad on crackers.


+1 recently had took some hans striker salami sticks & had that on cuskets


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