What is Organic Cheese?

A high quality dairy product made from the milk of organically reared cows or goats. The essence of this cheese is its compliance with organic farming principles. This includes feeding animals organic feed, limiting the use of synthetic hormones and antibiotics, and avoiding the use of chemical pesticides in animal feed. The result is a cheese that is free from artificial additives and produced in a sustainable and animal welfare-friendly way.

Fun Fact About Organic Cheese

Did you know that organic cheese can be part of sustainable agriculture? Organic dairy farming promotes responsible agricultural management, reduced water consumption and biodiversity conservation. By choosing this cheese, you are not only enjoying a tasty snack but also supporting environmentally friendly practices.

Production Steps

The production of organic cheese involves several important steps. It starts with milk from organically reared animals, ensuring that they are reared according to organic farming principles. After pasteurisation, the milk is cultured with natural bacteria, then hardened and matured to perfection. Throughout the process, organic cheese production maintains a strict commitment to using organic, high-quality ingredients and traditional cheese-making methods.

Benefits for Consumers

Consumers choosing organic cheese enjoy a number of benefits.


Exceptional taste

Organic cheese has a rich and full flavour thanks to the use of high-quality milk and traditional cheese-making methods.



This cheese is free from synthetic hormones, antibiotics and chemical pesticides, making it a cleaner and safer choice.


Nutrient content

Organic cheese is a good source of essential nutrients such as calcium and protein.



By choosing organic cheese, consumers promote organic and sustainable agriculture.

Quality of Organic Cheese Produced in the EU:

The European Union has strict regulatory standards for organic food, ensuring that all products, including cheese, meet the highest standards. Organic cheese produced in the EU is subject to rigorous quality control measures at all stages of production. The EU Ecolabel ensures the reliability of the product, its compliance with eco-friendly principles and strict safety standards.

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