Arla Foods - Castello

Gorgonzola - Castello

Gorgonzola is one of the world's oldest blue-veined cheeses, and Castello Gorgonzola helps carry this historic cheese-type forward.

Made by Arla Foods - Castello

Castello was founded over 50 years ago. Inspired by cheesemonger Rasmus Tholstrup and his unique cheese-making philosophy, new cheeses, dozens of varieties, intriguing flavours & unusual shapes – all help tell the Castello story.

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About this cheese

Northern Italy is the origin of this blue-veined cheese, which inspired Castello to make their own Gorgonzola, but with a North American twist. Their cheese has the characteristic piquant flavour of classic Gorgonzola, but with slightly saltier taste and firmer texture.

Pair it with...


Pair with Organic Keemun Panda #1, a Chinese red tea.

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Pair with Rickard’s Dark.

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Serve with 52% dark chocolate.

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Pair with fortified cider.

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Additional Information

Family Blue
Texture Semi-soft
Province Ontario
Rind type No Rind
Milk type Pasteurized
Moisture 42%
Milk fat 35%
Distribution Federal

Keeping Cheese


Proper storage includes making sure that the wrapping adheres well to the cheese to prevent it from drying out. Keep cheeses on a lower shelf of your refrigerator, far from foods with strong odours, to avoid absorption of unwanted tastes and smells. If you follow these guidelines, your refrigerator’s vegetable drawer will be a good storage spot.

To preserve cheese freshness, use the original wrapping or rewrap in plastic wrap to provide the tightest seal to protect from moisture, odours and possibly mould in the fridge.
Refrigerator Shelf-life: 2-3 weeks.


Most cheeses can be frozen, but it is important to keep in mind that freezing can affect texture and character. This is why thawed cheeses are best reserved for use in cooking. Neither the taste nor texture of meals cooked with previously frozen cheeses will be affected.
You can freeze Blue cheese, in pieces of 500 g or less, for up to two months! Just carefully wrap cheese in plastic wrap and place in an airtight freezer bag. Before using, it is important to allow cheese to thaw slowly in the refrigerator.

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