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Greve

Greve
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  • Made from cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Sweden

  • Type: semi-hard

  • Fat content: 30-40%

  • Texture: creamy and smooth

  • Rind: waxed

  • Colour: cream

  • Flavour: mild, nutty

  • Synonyms: Gréveost

For the first time produced in Örnsköldsvik in 1964, Greve is a semi-hard Swedish cheese made from cow’s milk. It is similar to Emmental having mild and nutty taste.

This cream-coloured cheese has a smooth and creamy texture with large holes throughout. It contains 30-40% fat and takes 10 months to attain full ripeness.

With beer and white wine, Greve is served as a snacking cheese and it is sometimes also known as Greveost.