Moose cheese

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Moose cheese
Country of originSweden
RegionBjurholm Municipality
TownBjurholm, at the Älgens Hus farm
Source of milkMoose
Fat content12%[citation needed]
Protein content12%[citation needed]

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"[citation needed] or "Elk House".[1] Three varieties of moose cheese are produced.[1]


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,[2] whose milk yields roughly 300 kilograms of cheese per year; the cheese sells for about US$1,000 per kilogram[3] (approximately US$455 per pound).

Three varieties of cheese are produced: a rind-style, a blue and a feta-style.

The cheese is served at the Älgens Hus' restaurant,[1] located in Sweden.[4]

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  1. ^ a b c Culture Magazine; Miller, Laurel; Skinner, Thalassa (2012). Cheese For Dummies. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 1118145526
  2. ^ "Smelliest, rarest, weirdest - the wild world of cheese!". CBC Kids. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Moose milk makes for unusual cheese", The Globe and Mail, 26 June 2004, archived from the original on 7 January 2008, retrieved 2007-08-27
  4. ^ "Algens hus". Retrieved 4 October 2013.