Mull of Kintyre cheese

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Mull of Kintyre vintage Scottish cheddar
Varieties of Mull of Kintyre Scottish cheddar cheese

Milk type

  • Mull of Kintyre Scottish Cheddar is crafted at the Campbeltown Creamery, located in the extreme west of Scotland on the remote Kintyre Peninsular. The creamery has been making cheese since 1923, and it’s this provenance that helps to give Mull of Kintyre Cheddar such a unique flavour.
  • Mull of Kintyre Cheddar is an award-winning Scottish Cheddar and was recognised as ‘Champion Scottish Cheese’ in the International Cheese Awards in both 2010 and 2011. It also won Gold Awards at the Royal Highland Show in 2009 and Best Extra Mature Cheddar at the British Cheese Awards 2010.
  • Mull of Kintyre Scottish Cheddar is part of First Milk, a farmer-owned food business that supplies and markets 15% of the milk produced in the UK.
  • The distinctive character of Mull of Kintyre Scottish Cheddar comes, in part, from the high quality of the milk sourced from First Milk’s own 38 local dairy herds. The Kintyre Peninsular is home to 35 of these herds, while the neighbouring Island of Gigha houses 3 more.
  • Specialist cheese graders go the extra mile to hand select only the best quality Cheddar for the Mull of Kintyre range, ensuring only the highest grade Cheddar makes it to the shelf.
  • The Mull of Kintyre Scottish Cheddar range features a Mature, Extra Mature & Vintage flavour variety, each with their own unique distinctive character. These are available in pre-pack, deli blocks & truckles.
  • In October 2011, Mull of Kintyre Scottish Cheddar was given a brand new look. The new packaging reflects the company’s dedication and passion to always go the extra mile in ensuring that Mull of Kintyre Cheddar has the perfect flavour. With an updated, modern feel and clear allusions to the provenance of Mull of Kintyre Cheddar, the new packaging is designed to communicate the heritage & history that still underlines the cheese-making process today.
  • One of the USP’s of Mull of Kintyre Scottish Cheddar is the unique list of ingredients that isn’t found on the label. The lush coastal pastures filled with flora and fauna, the warm waters of the gulf stream that sweep up Scotland’s west coast and the rugged wind swept landscape – these are the real ingredients that give Mull of Kintyre Cheddar its unique flavour.
  • All Mull of Kintyre Scottish Cheddar has a firm texture with a deliciously rich, savoury taste and a delicate sweetness.
  • One of the USP’s of Mull of Kintyre Scottish Cheddar is the unique list of ingredients that isn’t found on the label. The lush coastal pastures filled with flora and fauna, the warm waters of the gulf stream that sweep up Scotland’s west coast and the rugged wind swept landscape – these are the real ingredients that give Mull of Kintyre Cheddar its unique flavour.

Stockists

Available from major UK supermarkets or online from The Little Cheese Shop and Pong Cheese

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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