Processed Cheeses

Processed Cheeses
American cheese
American cheese
These are often sold in individually wrapped sandwich slices.
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cold-pack cheese
This is a soft spreadable mix of cheeses used for snacking.
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Gourmandise
This is a creamy, mild French cheese.
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pasteurized process cheese
pasteurized process cheese
Look for this in deli counters and in holiday gift packs. This cheese is a blend of fresh and aged cheeses, and it's pasteurized to stop the ripening process. This improves shelf life but impairs flavor. Nuts, fruits, and other seasoning are often added.
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pasteurized process cheese food
pasteurized process cheese food
This cheese is similar to pasteurized process cheese, but it contains more milk solids and water. Velveeta is a popular brand.
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pasteurized process cheese spread
pasteurized process cheese spread
This cheese is similar to pasteurized process cheese, but it's moister. Cheez Whiz is a popular brand.
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processed cheese
processed cheese
These products combine cheese with gums and stabilizers that improve shelf life but compromise flavor and texture.
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Vache Qui Rit
Vache Qui Rit
This French cheese comes in wedges or squares.
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