Alicante cheese

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Alicante cheese


  • Produced in the Alto Vinalop√≥ area of the province of Alicante in the autonomous community of Comunidad Valenciana. The area is characterised by a steep and rocky terrain, with prevalence of undergrowth and crops such as wild carob, almond and olive trees. It is an ideal spot for rearing herds of goats

Cheese group

  • Fresh

Milk type

Aroma and taste

  • The cheese tastes sweet, slightly salty, chewy and fragrant .

Strength and texture

  • Soft, compact and slightly moist texture without holes

Shape, weight and size

  • Cylinders, weighing about 500g


The cheese is white and the exterior is distinguished by marks of wooden planks and esparto grass

Serving suggestions

Serve with fruit, honey or membrillo

Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses

The number of calories in various types of cheese is very similar when you compare your cheese to a similar types of cheese.

For example, almost cheeses that are similar to Cheddar cheese have around 400 calories per 100g

If the Alicante cheese is not listed below, select a similar type of cheese from the list below to get a rough idea for the number of calories in Alicante cheese.

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Cheese type Calories per 100g
American cheese 371
Blue cheese 353
Camembert cheese 299
Cheddar cheese 402
Cottage cheese 98
Edam cheese 357
Farmer's cheese 98
Feta cheese 264
Fontina cheese 389
Goat cheese 364
Gouda cheese 356
Gruyere cheese 413
Mozzarella cheese 280
Parmesan cheese 431
Pimento cheese 375
Provolone cheese 352
Queso blanco cheese 310
Ricotta cheese 174
Roquefort cheese 369
Swiss cheese 380

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