Share this page

IDF Factsheet 001/2017: The importance of salt in the manufacturing and ripening of cheese

Free!

Document info

Billing Information

Salt contains the two elements sodium (Na) and chlorine (Cl), which both fulfil important functions in the human body. Sodium plays a role in the regulation of our water balance and the osmotic
pressure in the cells, in the acid-base balance and in the control of muscles and nerves.

Stay up to date with all the latest IDF publications with one of our yearly packages

Related publications

IDF provides a permanent source of authoritative scientific and other information on a whole range of topics relevant to the dairy sector.