Wensleydale Cheese Choose Gemak to install new processing plant


Date: 05/01/2020

Wensleydale Cheese Company, the home of the famous crumbly Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese have chosen Gemak to design and install a fully automated 15,000 lph state of the art processing plant in a record time.

The plant was designed, manufactured, delivered, installed and commissioned and signed off as a turnkey solution by Gemak

The plant incorporates a 15,000 lph pasteurisation, separation and standardisation unit, Cream pasteurisation plant, Culture tanks with automation and cheese vats automation.

milk & cream pasteuriser

The application allows our customer to standardise cheese milk and the cream to required level resulting in repeatable consistency, quality of products, increased production speed by 25%, and an automated dual tank culture preparation plant.

Wensleydale Cheese Site Manager Jason Brydson said “We are very excited about our new plant and opportunities it brings to our business. Gemak have been able to manufacture, deliver, install and commission our new plant on budget and within a very tight time scale with no interruption to our production. We are very happy with the quality of work that has been achieved and would be happy to work with Gemak on future projects.

Kursat Uysal from Gemak UK said “This is the second and largest cheese plant we have supplied and installed in the UK. We are very excited about the opportunities this will bring for our business in the cheese sector. Wensleydale cheese is a very famous and established brand with fantastic products. We would like to thank Wensleydale cheese for giving us the opportunity. Gemak specialise in process solutions for the dairy industry and has manufactured and installed over 300 turnkey dairy plants around the world since 1986.”

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