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Frequently Asked Questions: Additions

Are the ingredients of Beemster genetically modified?

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

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.