Haloumi

Haloumi is very unique cheese and can be called the most versatile cheese in the world in terms of preparation for serving. 


It can be consumed fresh, grilled, fried, baked, microwaved, BBQ’ed, grated, marinated, and deep fried. This mediterranean cheese is gaining great popularity across the globe thanks to its great taste and unique feature of non-melting and shape maintaining. 

 

Haloumi comes plain or flavoured with mint, chili, za’atar, basil, cumin etc. The traditional shape is folded slab and Levant Mediterranean Foods is the only company to offer it folded, roll, slice, loaf, slabs etc. 

 

Serving Suggestions 

 

Breakfast cheese, sandwiches, salads, pasta, burger, etc.

 

Ingredients

 

Pasteurized cream. 
 
Packing


450g tubs, 12 per case. Also available in food services size like 3 kg bag or 5-10kg pail.

 

MF 52%  

Labneh Balls

Labneh balls are made from strained yogurt then rounded and marinated in olive oil. 

It can be enjoyed plain or with thyme, chili, mint flakes, etc.

 

Serving Suggestions

 

Great for breakfast (with olives and onion spring, tomato, cucumber etc), sandwiches, salad 
topping, and many more ideas.

 

Ingredients


Pasteurized milk, bacterial culture, salt, potassium sorbate, olive oil, may contain herbs 
 
Packing


350g glass jar, 12 jars in a box. 
5 kg pail is available for catering and food services.

 

MF 12%      

Shanklish

Shanklish is a blend of three cheeses and seasoning made into a ball shape. It slightly dried and aged to develop a very mild, yet pleasant taste and then finished with Za’atar or chili coating. 

 

Serving Suggestions

 

Green salad topped with high quality olive oil.

 

Allergens

 

Contains sesame

 

Ingredients


Milk, salt, potassium sorbate, bacterial cultures, citric acid, herbal flavour, Za’atar 

 

Packing

 

150g balls in vacuum packs, 24 per case.

 

MF 22%   MC 50%   

 

 

Creamy Feta

Unlike traditional crumbly feta, this white cheese is spreadable and has a smooth, creamy mouth-feel.  


Very popular in Middle East as well as Balkan and continues to grow in Canadian market. 

 

Serving Suggestions

 

Salad topping, pizza, sandwiches and other appetizers.

 

Ingredients


Milk, Modified Milk Ingredients, Salt, Bacterial Culture, Microbial Enzyme, Lipase, Water, Calcium Chloride  
 
Packing


500g – 10kg plastic containers in brine.

 

MF 22%   Moisture 55%   

Kashkaval

Kashkaval is a yellow cheese made from sheep or cow milk or a mix of both. Popular in Balkan, Mediterranean and Middle East. 

 

Being a pasta filata cheese family member, it melts nicely with a stringy and creamy taste.

 

Serving Suggestions

 

Pizza, pastry, grilled sandwich, pasta etc.

 

Ingredients


Pasteurized milk, calcium chloride, rennet, bacterial culture, salt. 
   
Packing


400g vacuum pack, 10kg case.

 

MF 21%   MC 50%   

 

 

String Cheese

A traditional artisanal and interesting cheese from Middle East. From shape to taste, it is a very unique and highly ranked cheese. 


The melted cheese is stretched hot several times 
until a thin strings are formed then cheese is twisted 
and cooled rapidly in cold water and then brined overnight to give a salty enjoyable strings of cheese. 

In most cases, kalonjy seeds are added to enhance the flavour. 

 

Serving Suggestions

 

snacks, salad toppings and garnishing, sandwiches. 

 

Ingredients


Pasteurized milk, potassium sorbate, salt, calcium chloride, rennet, bacterial culture. May contain spices. 
 
Packing


250g vacuum packs, 10kg sacks.

 

MF 21%   MC 55%   

Cheese Curds

Curd is the natural form of cheese before going through any stretching or pressing.  

The curds come in different shapes and sizes. It is slightly salty to enhance the taste.  

 

Serving Suggestions

 

Enjoyed fresh as a healthy snack and of course, for poutine.


Ingredients


Pasteurized milk, salt, bacterial culture, microbial enzyme. 
 
Packing


350g tubs, 12 in a box.

 

MF 21%   MC 50%   

 

 

Ayran Drinkable Yogurt


A very healthy and refreshing yogurt drink. 


Serving Suggestions

 

On it’s own or with meals and for good digestion.

 

Ingredients


Pasteurized Milk, skim milk powder, water, bacterial culture , salt, potassium sorbate.   
 
Packing


500ml bottle, 24 bottles per case.

 

MF 1.2%  

 

 

 

 

 

Akawi

Akawi is a  soft unripened cheese. Very popular in the Middle East, particularly in Lebanon and Syria.  


Serving Suggestions

 

On pita bread at breakfast with marmalades and jams or with salads, sandwiches 
and pastry.

 

Ingredients


Milk, salt, calcium chloride, potassium sorbate, microbial enzyme, bacterial culture 

 

Packing


400g vacuum packs, 10kg case. Also available in brine from 1-10kg pails. 

 

MF 21%   MC 55% 

 

 

Nabulsi

Nabulsi cheese (popular in Levant region: Syria, Palestine, Jordan and Lebanon) is a semi-soft,  brined cheese.  


It is distinguished with its flavour of kolonji seeds (nigella seeds), mastic and mahalab.  

 

Serving Suggestions

 

As table cheese and for breakfast, salads and pastry. Pairs with crackers, fresh and dried fruits, tea and bread.

 

Ingredients


Milk, salt, calcium chloride, potassium sorbate, microbial enzyme, Kolongi seeds, bacterial culture. May contain spices.  
 
Packing


400g vacuum packs, 10kg case. 
Also available in brine from 1-10 kg pails. 

 

MF 21%   MC 55%   

Clotted Cream (Kaymak/Ashta/Qaimer)

Very popular as scones toppings, pastry filling, sweets and breakfast dish.  

 

Serving Suggestions

 

On sandwich with honey and nuts, pies with fruits and nuts and as topping to fruit salads and shakes. 

 

Ingredients


Pasteurized cream. 
 
Packing


450g tubs, 12 per case. Also available in food services size like 3 kg bag or 5-10kg pail.

 

MF 52% 

Labneh

Originally Middle Eastern but Labneh is gaining a worldwide recognition. Sometimes called “Yogurt Cheese”, Labneh is very unique with its tangy taste and creamy mouth-feel.  


Much lower in fat than cream cheese and it is a very rich tasting breakfast and sandwich ingredient.  

 

Serving Suggestions

 

It can be used limitlessly in any kind of baking and cooking like cheesecake, pies, 
soups, etc. 

 

At its basic, it is enjoyed as a dip with a pool of olive oil and fresh leaves, tomato, cucumber, olives, etc. It can be garnished with red pepper and mint flakes.

 

Ingredients


Pasteurized milk, bacterial culture, salt, potassium sorbate.

 

Packing


450g tubs, 12 per case. Also available in food services size like 3 kg bag or 5-10kg pail.

 

MF 12%   

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