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Country of origin France
Region Île-de-France
Source of milk cows
Texture soft

L'Explorateur is a soft-ripened French triple cream cow's-milk cheese made in the Île-de-France region of France.[1]

Created in the 1950s, it was named to honor the first US Satellite, Explorer. As a triple creme, the fat content of its dry matter is about 75%. It has a squat cylindrical shape, and has a smooth, unpressed texture.

Its name is a registered trademark of its manufacturer.

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  1. ^ [1] Gourmet Food