St Brigid cheese

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St Brigid cheese

St. Brigid is a loaf shaped, semi hard cheese and weighs approximately 3kg. Its mild creamy flavour has made it a hit with young and old alike. It is also a natural rind cheese.

The cheese is produced by Fermoy Natural Cheese Company, which is run by Frank and Gudrun Shinnick, on their farm located on the outskirts of Fermoy in County Cork in southern Ireland.

All the milk used in the Shinnicks' cheeses comes from their own herd of pedigree Friesian cows grazing the fertile pastures of the Blackwater River valley. The long grazing season on quality Irish pastures produces the very best of raw milk.

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

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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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