Our pure-flake cheese salt melts evenly into your cheese, promoting perfect texture. Using cheese salt is important for controlling the flavor development of your cheese. It is ideal for preservation and brining of aged cheeses as well. This salt melts easily and contains no iodine. Iodine will kill the lactic bacteria in the aging process and it is the lactic bacteria that is important to the proper aging of cheese. Storage: Store in a cool dry place. Will last indefinitely if stored properly.