JOHA® Specialties Ingredients

JOHA® ingredients improve the quality of dairy and beverage products, including processed cheese, yogurt, dairy-based beverages, soy milk, and much more. Each blend of JOHA® is tailored for specific food-quality applications or processes, mainly to add stability to dairy and dairy-based products through highly effective and efficient emulsification. For example, JOHA® emulsifying salts have been used for producing processed and fresh cheese preparations to deliver the expected texture and melt. These ingredients are perfect for the dairy industry.

JOHA® blends are all gluten-free and non-GMO. They offer a wide range of benefits and advantages, including the following:

The Ettlinger Company offers JOHA specialties ingredients for the improving quality of dairy and beverage products.
  • Enhances texture and firmness
  • Improves flavor of the final product
  • Controls viscosity and improves melt during heating
  • Improves food stability
  • Improves moisture retention
  • Reduces sodium
  • Emulsification
  • Protects proteins during cooking
  • Prevents protein coagulation and precipitation
  • Reduces cost
  • Stabilizes color development
  • Protein extraction
  • Increases yield
  • Improves solubility
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Applications For JOHA®

JOHA® has a wide variety of beverage and dairy applications that create high-quality food products with many functional and economical advantages and benefits.

  • Processed Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Protein Beverages
  • Dips
  • Desserts
  • Cream Cheese
  • Plant-Based Milk
  • Plant-Based Creamers
  • Sauces
  • UHT Milk
  • UHT Creamers
  • Condensed Milk
  • Evaporated Milk
  • Soups (Dairy-based)
  • Sauces (Dairy-based)
  • Dips
  • Milk-based Beverages

Types And Benefits Of JOHA®

JOHA® blends offer a wide range of troubleshooting capabilities, including texture, melting properties, moisture, slice elasticity, and more. They enhance food diary-based food and beverage products to ensure the high-quality products that customers expect.

See below for a few of the many specialty blends that are designed to address the applications of the dairy industry:


Joha® S9 is used for the manufacturing of dairy-based spreads, sauces and soups, and for spreadable and firm processed cheese. Due to its unique reactions with protein (including but not limited to casein and whey protein) it can add emulsion stability and improve the texture of a wide variety of dairy products. In UHT and retort systems it increases the heat stability of dairy products. It can also be used in dry blend formulas.

  • Used to help produce softer cheeses
  • Enhances the melt and stretch of final product
  • Helps with anti-fouling and the preventing the germination of spores

Joha SK75 helps in Sodium reduction and can be used to replace sodium phosphates. The low sodium blend of potassium phosphates and sodium phosphate used to replaced sodium phosphates and sodium citrates. The Joha SK75 is commonly used to stabilize and emulsify process cheese spreads, sauces and beverage products. It contains 60-70% less sodium than comparable sodium-based salts allowing for a significant sodium reduction in the finished product.


Emulsifying and stabilizing salt for processed cheese and related food products.

  • Low pH makes it ideal for stabilizing sour cream, cream cheese-type products, and acidified dips
  • Reduces syneresis
  • Prevents coagulation and controls viscosity during heating process
  • Improve the texture of processed cheeses and cream-based sauces and dressing
  • Helps prevent anti-fouling

Emulsifying and stabilizing salt for processed cheese and related food products.

  • Improves food texture and stability
  • Helps buffer the pH and interacts with milk proteins to promote emulsification
  • Helps regulate acidity
  • Prevents feathering and fat separation of non-dairy coffee creamers
  • Prevents coagulation and controls viscosity during heating process

This product can be used as buffering blend which will help maintain the pH of the product throughout shelf life. It is used in processed cheese and sauces. It helps with slicability, shredability, meltability, and texture

Why Ettlinger?

Ettlinger Corporation offers an extended line of phosphates for companies to improve their product performance. As the markets get more and more competitive, we have the ingredients to push your product to the top. For more information about our high-quality JOHA® blends, contact us.

The Ettlinger Company is a trusted JOHA specialties ingredients supplier for applications in dairy products.


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