Swiss gruyere

Name

Swiss gruyere

Définition

The Swiss gruyère is a cheese with unpasteurized milk of cow made in the cantons of Fribourg, Vaud, Neuchâtel, Jura, the districts of Courtelary, The Neuveville, Moutier and some bordering municipalities of the canton of Bern.

Rate of fat

Fat on dry extract: from 49 to 53 %.

Forms

Flat cylinder.

Dimensions

Diameter : from 50 to 65 cms.

Height : from 9 to 12 cms.

Weight

From 20 to 40 Kg.

Technological peculiarities

Round with a granulated crust, brownish; slightly convex heel; fruity taste.

Appelation of origin

Protected designation of origin since 2009.