Languages Home

Frequently Asked Questions: Additions

What makes the holes in the cheese?

During the cheese-making process, cultures are added to the milk that produces a gas. The gas that forms the holes is carbon dioxide. The producers of Beemster use cultures that make relatively more holes than average Gouda cheeses.

Are the ingredients of Beemster genetically modified?

No, none of the ingredients of Beemster are genetically modified.