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Ädelost 2018.jpg
Country of originSweden
Source of milkCows
Fat content50%
Dimensions18 cm x 10 cm
Weight2.5 kg
Aging time2-3 months

Ädelost (meaning "noble cheese") is blue cheese from Sweden, made from pasteurized cow's milk.[1][2]

Notable characteristics[edit]

Notable characteristics include a light cream color with evenly distributed blue-gray veins and a sharp, salty flavor. The cheese has a slightly moldy rind and typically comes in cylinders of 18 cm (7.1 in) in diameter by 10 cm (3.9 in) in height, with a finished weight of 2.5 kg (5.5 lb). Ädelost has a fat content of 50% and ripens in 2 to 3 months. It is often used as a table cheese.


  1. ^ Harbutt, Juliet (2009). The World Cheese Book. New York, NY (USA): D K Publishing. p. 250. ISBN 978-0-7566-5442-9. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  2. ^ Heinrich Mair-Waldburg (1974), Handbuch der Käse: Käse der Welt von A-Z : eine Enzyklopädie, Volkswirtschaftlicher Verlag, p. 269

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