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T-Cheesimal, a project funded by the Operational Programme Italia-Malta (2007-2013), shall investigate the local cheeses with respect to their chemical composition, the technological implements used and the traditional knowledge along with socio-cultural aspects surrounding cheese-making. T-cheesimal falls under the Axis I branch of the Italia-Malta Programme, whose priority is to increase competitiveness, in this case, of the local cheese industry, through research, innovation and the encouragement towards sustainable development.

The project introduces the use of new technologies supporting the production of traditional cheeses in the Maltese Islands. The project also aims at establishing a network between dairy researchers, producers and all the stakeholders in the dairy industry in order to facilitate transfer of scientific knowledge and modern technologies.




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