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Havarti Cheese vs Soft-Ripened Cheese

Comparing the Two Cheeses

Certification

Many cheeses have some kind of protected status that makes it so they can only be produced in a certain manner and location. Havarti Cheese has a PGI (2010). Soft-Ripened is not a protected cheese.

Composition and Texture

Havarti Cheese has a fat content of max 50% moisture, min 23% fat and a moisture content of 40–45% (typically). Havarti's texture can be described as "smooth". Soft-Ripened Cheese has a fat content of generally around 60-75% in the dry matter, which translates to about 20-30% total fat content. and a moisture content of 40–45% (typically).

Flavor and Aroma

Havarti Cheese has a mild, buttery flavor. Havarti's aroma can be described as "pungent aroma, earthy taste".

Appearance and Aging

Havarti Cheese's appearance is available in rectangular .

Rind and Rennet Type

Havarti Cheese's rind is described as washed rind .

Havarti Cheese Soft-Ripened Cheese
Country of Origin Denmark
Specific Origin No specific location Varied, with many coming from France.
Certification PGI (2010) None
Fat Content Max 50% moisture, min 23% fat Generally around 60-75% in the dry matter, which translates to about 20-30% total fat content.
Moisture Content 40–45% (Typically) Approximately 50-55%, contributing to the soft, spreadable texture.
Rind Washed rind
Texture Smooth
Flavor Mild, buttery
Aroma Pungent aroma, earthy taste
Forms Rectangular
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