Chanco cheese

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Country of origin Chile
Town Chanco
Source of milk Cows
Texture Semi-hard
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Chanco is Chilean cow's milk cheese originally from the Chanco farm in Maule Region. Now it is produced all over south-central Chile, and represents almost 50% of Chilean cheese consumption. It is a semi-hard ripened cheese with reduced lactose content and soft consistency.