The authenticity of our products is combined with Sharia-compliant Halal certification to produce a unique cheese of Swiss quality.
Responding to the requirements of a high-end market, our cheeses are made from microbial ferments, validated by a world-renowned Halal certification body.
From milking cows to sales, our cheeses are followed by experts who are eager to provide you with Sharia compliant VIP products.
Many cheeses are made without the use of animal rennet and sold in the form of Halal. It is true that the use of illegal animal rennet, but this is not enough for the cheese to be completely legal or halal. Indeed, there are many other constraints along the value chain, from milk collection to packaging. For the consumer to be assured that the cheese adheres strictly to sharia, a halal certification mark is affixed to the packaging.
Halal certification is, in appearance, a guarantee of compliance with certain prescribed standards.
In order for a cheese to be considered Halal, many obligations are imposed, one of which is the use of a non-animal rennet. In this case, it is microbial or vegetable rennet. Finally, there are genetically modified but prohibited rennet in some countries, including Switzerland.
Cheese without animal rennet
The Compagnie des cheeses Suisses SA has opted for the strictest respect of the certification, which ranges from extreme hygiene standards, to the use of Halal-certified microbial rennets, to the cutting and preservation of packaged cheese also Halal-certified packages. . The use of disinfectants and any product in contact with the cheese was certified Halal. The result of many months of study has resulted in a very good quality cheese and also Halal.