Gruyere of naxos

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Information about Gruyere of naxos

Published on March 5, 2014

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Gruyere of Naxos

• Totally 12 different kinds of cheeses are produced in the island of Naxos • The most famous cheese of Naxos is gruyere. • Naxos Gruyere is P.D.O. (Protected Designation of Origin)

Information about the gruyere • The cheese ,Gruyere Naxos, is produced in the island of Naxos, in the Cyclades. It is a cheese with external rind, yellow under-color and compact mass with small holes spread around the mass. • It is a hard cheese, with a pleasant taste and a light aroma. It has a 38% maximum humidity and 40% minimum fat content. It is categorized as a hard table cheese with a pleasant flavor and light aroma. Milk used for its production comes exclusively from herds raised traditionally and adapted to the particular region, whose diet is based on locally found plants.

Nutritional value of gruyere • Gruyere mainly contains fat, protein, calcium and phosphorus. • Also, gruyere contains vitamin A, B2, niacin, vitamin B12, vitamin D, zinc and phosphorus.

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