Gouda Salt Levels to Be Reduced By 10 Per Cent30 August 2013
NETHERLANDS – The Dutch Dairy Association has committed to reducing salt levels in Gouda Cheese by 10 per cent by 2015.
A consumer study showed an increase in the salinity of Dutch cheeses, including Gouda, the most popular one.
The Dutch Dairy Association stressed the importance of a degree of salt in cheese for durability and texture. This is intrinsic to Gouda which is popularly sliced or grated.
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