Västerbottensost is Swedish hard cheese with granular appearance, made from cow’s milk. It has been matured for a minimum of 14 months. It has a unique taste which is somewhat salty, slightly bittersweet, very creamy and aromatic. A cherished condiment to bread, in cooking especially with Swedish meatballs and as an element of any cheese platter. Västerbottensost is an official royal court supplier in Sweden, and has been served at many royal celebrations and Nobel Banquets.
-plenty of tiny holes and granular appearance, light yellow
-Someone called it Swedish’s Parmesan but more creamy
-Swedish people consider it as the king of cheese
-Must-have for many festivals (eg Christmas, Easter, Midsummer and crayfish season)
-bread; red wine+cheese platter; cooking (eg meatball, pizza, pasta or salty pie); and more combinations
-Chiller max 8 degree
Pasteurized northern milk , salt, lactic acid culture, rennet, preservatives E202 and E251.
Nutrition Value per 100g:
Energy:1650kJ / 390kcal
of which saturated fat:21 g
of which sugars:0 g
Nutritional information and content on the website may vary slightly. Always refer to packaging for correct information.
Västerbottensost ® gourmet piece is the perfect piece for the cheese plate and stands well against other delicacy cheeses from Southern Europe. Västerbottensost ® is a granular hard cheese made from northern cow’s milk, it has a characteristic, full-bodied taste and a shelf life of at least 14 months. The cheese can also have hints of small crystals, fantastically nice and shows the cheese’s long shelf life. The piece is borderless – ready to serve! Feel free to try the cheese plate together with a cloudberry chutney or other slightly sweeter jam. The cheese has been made since 1872 and since 1990 is Västerbottensost ® Royal Court Supplier and has been served at many royal events and the Nobel dinner. Västerbottensost ®is simply a unique piece of Swedish food history.