|MadSci Network: Chemistry|
Funny you should ask as I am a Food Scientist for Kraft Foods, the maker of Cheez Whiz. Without giving away proprietary information, Cheez Whiz is a processed cheese which is made from excess trimmings of natural cheese. These trimmings are placed into a very very large blender along with some salt to emulsify or soften the cheese, some colors, and preservatives. This is all heated up and blended and them sent to a packaging machine where it is filled into jars while still warm and sealed aeseptically to prevent bacterial contamination or spoilage. Enjoy!!!
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