Maccagno cheese

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Maccagno cheese


  • Maccagno aka Macagn is made in the mountains of the province of Biella and in Valsesis, especially in the Cervo, Sessera and Sesia valleys.

Cheese group

  • Semi-hard

Milk type

Aroma and taste

  • Aroma of flowers and meadow grass

Strength and texture

  • Medium strength. Usually natured for 3 - 5 months. Compact, supple texture with a few holes.

Shape, weight and size

  • Weight 1.7 - 2.5 kg, diameter 18 - 25 cm, height 5 - 8 cm


Straw-yellow interior becoming more golden as it matures. Thin, smooth rind which varies from straw-yellow to grey in colour, tinged with yellow or orange

Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses

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

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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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