Trappiste de Belval cheese

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Trappiste de Belval cheese


  • This artisan cheese is produced at Belval Abbey, in the province of Artois. Nuns came from Laval and began making cheese in 1892. Each year, 40 nuns produce 40 tons.

Cheese group

  • Semi-hard, rind washed.

Milk type

Aroma and taste

  • It has a light aroma.

Strength and texture

  • Medium strength. Matured for 6 weeks. It has an elastic texture with several holes and a dry, soft rind.

Shape, weight and size

  • Wheel shaped, the cheese is 20cm in diameter and 4-5cm in height. Its weight is 2kg.


Coral pink rind, with an ivory interior. The wrapper is tangerine, with six blue crosses and a picture of the abbey in blue.

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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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