Cheese Fortification

  • Monique LacroixEmail author
  • Jaejoon Han
  • Michel Britten
  • Claude P. Champagne
  • Patrick Fustier
Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)


Incorporation of bioactive ingredients in cheese confers several nutritional advantages. However, cheese fortification should ensure the retention and the protection of the bioactivity of the bioactive ingredients in cheese matrix during the process and storage time. Strategies to fortify cheese should be developed to incorporate and protect lipophilic, hydrophilic or insoluble ingredients.


Cheese fortification Probiotic bacteria Hydrophilic compounds Hydrophobic compounds Emulsion Polymeric complexes 





Double emulsions: water/oil/water


Whey protein


Gum Arabic


Colony forming unit


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Monique Lacroix
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Jaejoon Han
    • 3
  • Michel Britten
    • 2
    • 4
  • Claude P. Champagne
    • 2
    • 4
  • Patrick Fustier
    • 5
  1. 1.INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Research Laboratories in Sciences Applied to FoodLaval CityCanada
  2. 2.INAF-Institute of Nutraceutical and Functional FoodLaval QuébecCanada
  3. 3.Department of Food Bioscience and TechnologyKorea UniversitySeongbuk-gu, SeoulRepublic of Korea
  4. 4.Institute of Nutraceutical and Functional Food (INAF), Food Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food CanadaSt. HyacintheCanada
  5. 5.Food Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food CanadaSt. HyacintheCanada

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