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Cretan cheese in brine 400g

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“Kalogerakis” Cretan Cheese in Brine 400g

Kalogerakis favorite soft Traditional Cretan Cheese, known also as feta, has an important place not only in Greeks’ daily diet but also in the diet of all those people who have visited the island and enjoyed it in various social events and tavernas.

Kalogerakis' Traditional Cretan Cheese is special and very popular on the island. It’s about a table, soft and white cheese of high-quality. It is made from sheep/goat and cow milk. It matures and it is preserved in brine.

Texture and colourIt is characterized as a soft, white cheese with a few or no cuts and no rind

Taste: It has a characteristic, brackish taste

“Key to success”: The constantly excellent quality and taste of the milk which comes from livestock grazing in mountain and foothill areas of Crete, an island blessed with rich flora.

 

 

Ingredients

Min 70% pasteurized sheep milk, max 20% pasteurized goat milk, max 10% cow milk (fresh or dehydrated), lactic culture, rennet, salt, calcium chloride



 

Packaging  

400g, 1kg, 4kg plastic container with brine, 16kg metal can with brine



 

 Quality

Soft cheese of excellent quality.

 

 

Labelling on the package

Production day, Life expectancy. Other label data according to ER 1169/2011

 

 

Maturation

Min 3 months in a room with temperature of 14 - 18 °C and relative humidity 85 - 90%

 

 

Life expectancy

Best before 12 months after the packaging date

 

 

Nutrition declaration per 100g

  • Energy/Calories: 1184kJ/285kcal
  • Fat: 23.6g
  • Saturated: 15.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.9g
  • Sugar: 0.4g
  • Proteins: 17.2g
  • Salt: 2.2g

 

 

Maintenance conditions

Storage conditions: 2 - 6°C (±1°C)

 


Organoleptic properties

  • Taste: salty
  • Colour: white
  • Texture: compact
  • Holes: few to none
  • No skin

 

 

Physico-chemical properties

  • Fat in dry matter: 48%
  • Max moisture: 56%
  • PH: <4.30
  • Dioxins: <2,5pg/g of fat
  • PCBs: <5,5pg/g of fat
  • Pb: <0.02mg/g 
  • Aflatoxins: <0.05mg/kg 

 


Allergen Information

Milk

 

 

Microbiological

Listeria Monocytogens: Absent at 25g