Advantages of Cheese Cloth Bags

Regardless of what you are making, you need to make sure to have the proper equipment. In the case of making cheese, you also want to look for items that will make the process easier for you, the maker. Cheese cloth bags are an excellent way to keep things simple and clean. They take things to the next level compared to classic cloths and provide many advantages. Here is what you can get if you choose the right bag for draining and straining.


The trick is that the manufacturers use food-grade nylon to make these bags, which makes them extremely versatile. Do you want to strain whey for ricotta? Or you plan to use the bags for Greek yogurt draining? Perhaps you like cold brew cup of Joe and you need it for coffee ground filtering? The great news is that all this is possible with draining bags. Their multiple purposes make them an excellent long-term investment.


These are not those items that you use once and throw away. Cloth bags are reusable and you can use them multiple times. However, keep in mind that you will need to properly clean the bag each time after you are finished using it. Use hot water and put the bag inside to ensure that there is no residue. Transfer the bag to a pot of cold water and rinse it well. We recommend using dairy sanitizer to make sure to remove potential microbes and bacteria. Please acknowledge that the sanitizer needs to be food-grade.

Different Sizes

Depending on the provider of your cheese making equipment, you should be able to choose from several straining bag sizes. The sizes go hand in hand with capacity, which is what you actually need to consider. For example, medium bags can hold up to 1.5 gallons (5.5 liters), while large can hold up to 10 gallons (38 liters) depending on their quality.

While we are on the topic, let’s mention that most manufacturers sell single bags and bulk orders with 10 or more bags included. In most cases, if you order multiple bags at once, you will get a discount.

JL Santiago Aquino

A millennial lifestyle blogger from Caloocan City who adores trying new things. ✨ Email: Follow @JayL_Aquino on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok & Facebook.

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