Kajmak is a thick, plastic, caramel confectionery mass with golden-brown colour. The tradition of heating sweet milk with addition of sugar and butter came to Poland in the 17th century from Turkey. Kajmak is microbiologically safe, even bacteriostatic. It is the result of using traditional production process with the use of only natural products.
The main material for kajmak in “Polder” company is milk purchased from the local “Bromilk” dairy which is under veterinary supervision, has a veterinary sign and requires its milk suppliers to use Good Agricultural Practices and Good Breeding Practices. For the production of kajmak “Polder” does not use emulsifiers, stabilizers, preservatives or other water fixing, consistence improving or preserving additives. The production process consists of heating whole milk with sugar, with an addition of a pinch of baking soda (or sea salt) to keep it from boiling over.
In 2007 kajmak was entered onto the Traditional Product List kept by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development. Moreover the company has a certificate confirming that kajmak produced by it ad its production process fulfil the requirements of the “JAKOŚĆ TRADYCJA" (QUALITY TRADITION) system.