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Goya

  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Lithuania

  • Type: hard

  • Fat content: 40%

  • Texture: firm, open and smooth

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: pale yellow

  • Flavour: strong

  • Aroma: aromatic

  • Vegetarian: no

  • Producers: Rokiskio Suris Company

Goya is a typical flavoured cheese from Rokiskio Suris Company located in Rokiškis city of Aukštaitija region in northern Lithuania. Aukštaitija is a beautiful region where forests and lakes surround fertile plains and lavish grazing lands make the area ideal for milk yields and dairy products business.

This wheel shaped cheese has a clean surface except for marks appeared from pressing. Texturally, the cheese is smooth with single cheese holes. Consistency lies between soft to hard and whitish-yellow in colour. The fat content is around 40%. The longer maturing cheese may have crashes on the rind. As it ages, the cheese develops a strong, aromatic taste.

Other cheeses from Lithuania: Liliputas