|Country of origin||Sweden|
|Town||Bjurholm, at the Älgens Hus farm|
|Source of milk||Moose|
|Fat content||12% |
|Protein content||12% |
Moose cheese is cheese created from moose milk. Varieties of moose cheese are produced in Sweden by Christer and Ulla Johansson at their location called "Moose House" or "Elk House" Three varieties of moose cheese are produced.
The Elk House (Älgens Hus) farm in Bjurholm, Sweden, run by Christer and Ulla Johansson is believed to be the world's only producer of moose cheese. It has three milk-producing moose, whose milk yields roughly 300 kilograms of cheese per year; the cheese sells for about US$1,000 per kilogram (approximately USD $455 per pound).
Three varieties of cheese are produced: a rind-style, a blue and a feta-style.
In popular culture
In the Sherlock Holmes television series, Elementary, season 2, episode 8, moose cheese is mentioned for its exclusivity and price.
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