Lighvan Paniri

Important Facts
Country of Origin Iran
Specific Origin Lighvan, East Azerbaijan province
Milk Type Ewe’s milk, up to 20–30% goat’s milk
Milk Treatment Raw
Fat Content 17.27%
Moisture Content 53.75%
Texture Soft, brittle with eyes
Flavor Salty, acidic
Flavor Notes Semisoft brined cheese ripened in brine for 3-12 months with a white color, salty and acidic taste, pleasant aroma, and soft and brittle texture. Notable for its numerous round or tear-shaped eyes. Probiotic species like Lactobacillus brevis, L. plantarum, and L. paracasei contribute to its health benefits and unique sensorial properties. Similar to Greek feta, consumed traditionally with bread, sugary tea, or walnuts.
Aroma Pleasant
Colors White
Forms 3.5 oz (100g) to 37 lbs (17kg)
Age 3-12 months

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