Fromage frais (also known as fromage blanc, maquée or quark) is a dairy product, originating from Belgium and north of France. The name literally means "fresh cheese" (with fromage blanc meaning "white cheese").
Pure fromage frais is virtually fat free, but cream is frequently added to improve the flavour, which also increases the fat content, frequently to as high as 8 percent of total weight.
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 Fromage frais 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 Fromage frais.
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|Cheese type||Calories per 100g|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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