Vacherin Fribourgeois is a semi-soft cheese from the canton of Fribourg, also known as Fribourg Vacherin.
This cheese is made from cow’s milk, either raw or thermized, and matures for around 17 weeks. The wheels weigh between 5 and 9 kg and have a diameter of 30 to 40 cm with a height of 6 to 9 cm.
With a fat content of at least 45% in the dry matter, Vacherin Fribourgeois is characterized by its mild, yet tangy character and has a delicately melting texture. These characteristics make it particularly popular for cheese fondues.
Vacherin Fribourgeois is protected by a guarantee mark and impresses with its distinctive character. Thanks to its fine, melting and extremely refined paste with a pleasant aroma, it is one of the top cheese specialties.
It is important not to confuse Vacherin Fribourgeois with the soft cheese Vacherin Mont-d’Or, as they are different cheeses. The Vacherin Fribourgeois is a wonderful choice for cheese lovers who prefer a mildly spicy cheese with a melting taste, whether as an ingredient in various dishes or as the star in a hearty cheese fondue.
Video ripening process – Vacherin Fribourgeois AOP – EN