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Offline Kirkbybil

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Waxing and humidity
« on: March 06, 2013, 01:09:59 PM »
Hi,

I wonder if anyone can answer this question please.

I have recently started making cheese and bought a wine fridge to use as a cave. I have it set up at the correct temperature and I can control humidity reasonably well by putting a container of water inside.  My question is - is humidity relevant if I am waxing my cheeses?

I imagine temperature is still important but, if the cheese is sealed in wax, will it be affected by humidity?

Does anyone know the answer?

Thanks,

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Re: Waxing and humidity
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2013, 01:23:28 PM »
Humidity is irrelevant for a properly waxed of vacuum bagged cheese.
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Re: Waxing and humidity
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2013, 02:39:42 PM »
Thank you!