Gouda Cheese 48%

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Gouda 48% fat in dry matter, matured in foil, 15kg Euroblock, semi-hard cheese, matured at least three weeks – max 6 weeks old, suitable for slicing, at loading max 4 days palletised 100x120cm.

INGREDIENTS

Pasteurised cow’s milk, salt, cheese-making cultures, calcium chloride*, microbial rennet.
*no declaration obligation.

Sensorical charasteristics
Outer appearance
Rindless, smooth surface
Inner appearance
Ivory-coloured to yellow, occasional round and oval holes of pea-size
Texture
Smooth dough, semi-hard to firm
Taste
Mild and pure, not sour
Chemical and Physical characteristics
Parameter
Min.
Target
Max.
Fat
27,5%
29,0%
30,5%
Dry matter
57,0%
58,0%
59,0%
Fat in dry matter
48,0%
-
-
Water content in nonfat cheese
54,0%
-
63,0%
Salt
1,5%
1,7%
2,1%
pH
5,2
5,35
5,5
ALLERGENS

Milk and products thereof (including lactose).

STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE
  • Storage conditions: +4°C to +8°C
  • Expiry from date of production: 12 months
Standard Packaging
Block
Pallet
Length x breadth x height
500mm x 300mm x 100mm
1.200mm x 1.000mm x 700mm
Height incl pallet
-
860mm
Weight
15kg
840kg

Packing material: maturing foil made of PE/PA/PE.

Microbiological Characteristics
Parameter
Max.
Method
Enterobacteriaceae
100 cfu/g
VDLUFA M7.4.2
E. Coli
10 cfu/g
Direct Plating Method by Anderson & BairdParker
Yeast and mould
10 cfu/g
VDLUFA M7.7.2
Salmonella
Neg/25g
ISO 6579
Listeria monocytogenes
Neg/25g
DIN EN ISO 11290-1
Coagulase-pos. staphylococci
10 cfu/g
ISO 6888-1
Clostridia
300 cfu/g
VDLUFA M 7.18.2.1
Sulfit-reducing clostridia
100 cfu/g
VDLUFA M 7.18.4
Nutritional value/100g product
Energy
1502kJ/362kcal
Fat
29,0g
of which saturates
19,4g
Carbohydrates
<0,1g
of which sugars
<0,1g
Fibres
0g
Protein
24,0g
Salt
1,7g

Gluten free and lactose free (lactose content

FOOD LEGISLATION

This product, including its packaging and labelling, complies with the applicable German and EU legislations and has been produced or treated under satisfactory conditions, with the appropriate care and using the appropriate hygiene and quality controls.

GMO

The product is not produced by genetic engineering and does not contain genetically modified microorganisms, and as such is not subject to declaration of ingredients in accordance with directives 1829/2003 and 1830/2003.

CONTAMINANTS

Heavy metals, pesticides, PCBs, mycotoxines, dioxines, inhibitors. Conforms to EU regulations.

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