, Volume 92, Issue 5, p 417
Date: 04 Oct 2012

Special issue of Dairy Science & Technology The Eighth Cheese Symposium—Moorepark 2011

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This special issue contains a number of presentations given at The Eighth Cheese Symposium held in Cork on 28th and 29th September 2011. The symposium has continued an established tradition which began in 1988 of disseminating cheese research and providing a forum for researchers and industry. It is also a valuable opportunity for participants to meet and discuss pertinent issues relating to cheese. All previous symposia were jointly organised by Teagasc and University College Cork. In 2011, for the first time, this Eighth Cheese Symposium also involved collaboration with INRA, the French National Institute for Agricultural Research.

The themes of the symposium were: cheese flavour development, cheese diversification, health and nutrition/fat and salt reduction and cheese: from quality to concepts. Over 170 delegates attended from 14 countries and were equally represented by industry and academia. There were 30 oral and 60 poster presentations, which were all of a very high calibre, hig ...