About Old Amsterdam

Time for taste Old Amsterdam is a premium aged cheese with a mild sweetness. It is rich in maturation crystals but is still easy to slice. This cheese, named after the most liberal city in the world, represents pure pleasure. With its own unique recipe, it...

The story behind Old Amsterdam

The history of Old Amsterdam cheese is one about passion, craftsmanship and enthusiasm. The origins of this characteristic cheese take us to the capital as it was at the end of the nineteenth century. A quest for the full flavor of olden Amsterdam would ultimately...

History of Amsterdam

13th Century Amsterdam owes its name to a dam that was constructed in the river Amstel (dam in the Amstel). In the 13th century, the Amstel ran through the Amstelland. To protect the land from the water, dykes were constructed along the Zuiderzee and the IJ....

How is Gouda Cheese made?

Gouda cheese Gouda cheese is wheel-shaped and weighs 1 to 16 kg. Gouda cheese contains at least 48% fat (usually 51%) in dry matter. This means that Gouda cheese contains this percentage in fat without moisture. Fat content including moisture is 32% on the basis of...