Small Scale Cheese Making Equipment

The equipment you will need to make your own cheese includes:

It’s perfectly possible and, in fact, fun to make your own cheese from home. Whether it’s soft cheeses or hard, either type can be produced, provided you have the right equipment and ingredients from the off. The type of small scale cheese making equipment you will need to make your own cheese includes:

Cheese Mould Sets

Available for making either hard or soft cheeses, these come in a variety of sizes and shapes

Cheese curd cutters

Use these to make it easier to cut curds, or give one of these as a present to an already enthusiastic cheese maker.

Cheese Iron

An essential piece of small-scale cheese-making equipment, this stainless-steel cheese iron is perfect for taking samples from cheeses at different stages of maturity. That way, you’ll be able to tell when it’s ready to be consumed. You can also have it engraved as a present to a friend or yourself.


Use this washable, sustainable cloth for wrapping Christmas puddings, home preserves and pickles

Dial thermometer.

Plastic with a stainless steel probe, a dial thermometer has a clip to secure to the pan. It ranges from -10 to 110c. Use it to test the air conditioning, heating/refrigeration, food service and the laboratory.

Humidity meter

Read the percentage of moisture in the air, as well as the relative humidity using one of these meters

Large or small press

Wash in hot water afterwards. It can be washed with detergent and disinfectant but shouldn’t be immersed in boiling water.

Waxed coated deli paper

Both biodegradable and compostable, this paper can be used for both soft and hard cheese, as well as soap, chocolate, meat etc.