Der scharfe Maxx

Spirited and tangy – “Der scharfe Maxx” will take your palate by storm. The cheese wheels are stored in a specially air-conditioned cellar for five months. During this maturation period the cheese develops a variety of characteristic aromas to captivate your taste buds. This cheese dares to be more rebellious than any other in Switzerland. Despite its forward nature, “Der scharfe Maxx” has been winning medals at the World Cheese Awards for years. Discover its unique taste and temptingly subtle texture on your tongue!

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  • maturation period circa 5 months
  • tangy, melts in the mouth
  • the rind is formed using a natural smear ripening process
  • cheese round with a 30cm diameter, 8-10cm in depth
  • approx. 6-7kg
  • minimum 58% fat in dry matter

Nutrition information

  • naturally gluten-free
  • lactose-free

Nutritional values in 100g cheese

Energy value 1840 kJ (440 kcal)
Fat 39 g
Thereof saturated fatty acids 23 g
Carbohydrates < 0.1 g
Thereof sugar 0
Protein 23 g
Salt 1.75 g
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