Product code: MO
Product certification: none
Establishment certification: none
Area of milking: The milk comes from the farms that belong to the province of VE and PN, qualified for the production of the Montasio DOP
Description: A HARD PASTE, SEMI-COOKED PRODUCT MADE OF COW’S WHOLE MILK
CRUST NOT EDIBLE
Ingredients: Milk, salt, rennet, selected yeasts
Preservatives: Lisozima E1 105 (egg protein)
Treatment of crust: None for the cheeses without tissue, for the cheeses with tissue, treatment on a face with PARAFLUID (CIP): water dispersion copolimetrica of vinyl acetate, it does not contain allergens and OMG. Its use falls under the discipline of food packaging.
Destination: Cheese for the table and kitchen
Seasoning: It is ready for consumption after 60 days of ageing
Shelf life: It maintains its characteristics even up to 24 months.
It can also be eaten after this period without compromising the healthcare requirements of the product
Nutritional facts indicative values at 60 days
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PHYSICAL AND SENSORY CHARACTERISTICS at 60 days:
Shape: cylindrical, border straight, on which are placed the mark of the consortium, the numbers indicating the day, month and year of production (corresponding the lot number) and the dairy code (VE855)
flat faced or slightly convex, height max 8 cm, diameter 30 to 35 cm, weight varies between 6 and 8 kg;
Crust: semi-hard of a pale colour, smooth regular, not edible;
Paste: light milky colour, regular holes of small/medium dimension distributed uniformly;
Odour and taste: of medium intensity with hints of cooked milk, butter, hay, slightly fermented. With ageing, you can taste a hint of dried exotic fruit and spices.
Taste: sweet with a tendency towards sharpness in the aged Montasio
Structure of the paste: medium hard, slightly elastic, little humidity with a good solubility.
With ageing the consistence increases, the elasticity decreases and it becomes more crumbly and crystals appear in the stravecchio (very old) cheese.
MICROBIOLOGICAL LIMITS: Listeria m. und Salmonella absent in 25g
SELLING FORMAT: It is sold in whole size of portioned
CONSERVATION: During use it is to be kept in fridge at a temperature of +4°C to +6°C
ALLERGENS: Cow’s milk, (at the dairy are used egg proteins, nuts, walnuts and pistachios)
GLUTENS: Plant does not use products containing gluten.
GMO: Product does not derive from nor contain GMO