Havarti

Canadian Havarti adds to the reputation of this cheese, and has enough character to seduce even the most discerning taste buds.

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About Havarti

Havarti is mild when young, more robust when aged. Smooth-textured with small irregular holes, its buttery, sweet and slightly acidulous taste make it a favourite for snacking, but also a staple in the kitchen. A delicious cheese to discover and rediscover - and young children love it!

Keeping Cheese

Storage

Havarti cheese should keep in the refrigerator for 2-3 weeks.

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.
Plastic wrap is the most versatile, accessible and efficient way to preserve cheese freshness. It also provides the tightest seal to protect from moisture, odours and possibly mould in the fridge.

Freezing

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 Havarti, like most Semi-soft cheeses, 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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