The Lord Nelson cheese is made in Herefordshire for Paul Sutton Adam and David Wilshin of The Cambridge Cheese Company, All Saints Passage, Cambridge (01223 328672).

The Lord Nelson cheese

The idea behind the cheese is linked with that of the French Cheese Valencay. After his defeat by the English at the battle of the Nile, Napoleon was said to be so sick of the sight of pyramids, that when served with his favourite cheese 'Pouligny St. Pierre' (which is in the shape of a pyramid), he lopped the top off it with his knife, thus creating, so the legend goes, the flat-topped Pyramid shaped 'Valencay'.

The Lord Nelson, is a homage to the English hero in the shape of a fully restored pyramid.

Made in Herefordshire, sold in Cambridgeshire, it is a pointy pyramidal ash-rolled goats’ milk cheese.


The Cambridge Cheese Company

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 Nelson's Glory cheese 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 Nelson's Glory cheese.

The calorie lists are sortable by clicking the up and down arrows in the heading columns

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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