Emmental Cheese
Emmental Cheese

Swiss Emmental Cheese

Emmentaler AOC is matured for at least four months in the region in which it has been produced. With its even rind, ivory coloured body, cherry-sized holes and its taste varying with its maturity, Emmentaler AOC is truly a piece of Switzerland’s nature and heritage. 

Cheese connoisseurs appreciate it as an essential item on a cheese board, for breakfast or to round off a dessert. It is also used as a tasty ingredient in many hot dishes.

Product Code: 0200535

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Produced in Switzerland
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More about Emmental Swiss Cheese ... the production of a wheel of approximately 95 kg requires almost 1200 litres of natural raw milk, water, rennet and bacteria cultures. However, what it requires most is a lot of know how, attention and patience. Emmentaler AOC cheese is completely free from additives and genetically modified organisms. It acquires its characteristic flavour from non-silage milk, traditional processing together with the use of strains of propionic acid bacteria. 

After being immersed in a salt bath, the cheese is first matured in a warm cellar where it acquires its characteristic holes. The maturing process is then continued in a cooler cellar. Before pressing, the registered trademark of the cheese dairy is indelibly "tattooed” onto the rind to prevent any kind of forgery.

The marking completely fuses with the cheese rind. Each cheese wheel is radially marked with the "Emmentaler AOC” logo and the registration number of the village dairy. This marking that completely covers the top of the wheel makes it easily recognizable, so that even when it is pre-sliced and wrapped, the real Emmentaler cheese can clearly be identified. Only cheese that is manufactured in strict conformity with the production specifications of the trade association.

Why has Emmental have holes in? The characteristic holes in the Emmentaler cheese are formed during the maturing process. The natural fermentation produces carbon dioxide, which accumulates within the body of the cheese and cannot escape. That is where the famous holes are formed in the cheese body.

Product Origin; Switzerland

Allergens guide; Dairy

Packaging; Whole Cheese; plastic overwrap; Cut Cheese; Wax Paper/Plastic Overwrap

Care Details; Keep in fridge

Best Before; Whole Cheese; Minimum 1 month. Cut Cheese; 4 days of receipt

Enjoy with; Our Cheese Partners below

Drink with; Quantock Stag IPA

We want you to be completely satisfied with our goods. However, despite our best efforts, things do go wrong, parcels do go astray, or perhaps its not the right colour. Regardless, we want to make sure we put them right as quickly as possible. So to return goods, we need to give you a Return Merchandise Authorisation (RMA); please dont send anything back without contacting us, and obtaining an RMA.

To Return Goods, and get a RMA

If you want to return goods to us ...

  1. please log in to your account
  2. under Orders, select the Previous Orders tab.
  3. from there, select the relevant order number
  4. click on the RMA link, which is towards the right hand side
  5. Please provide as much information as possible as to why the product/s are unstaisfactory
  6. await our reply (if we havent replied within 48 hours, please call to ensure we have received your request)

Refunds ... The Cheese and Wine Shop of Wellington offers a full refund on all goods that you may be dissatisfied with (this includes Sale items). Customers who send back unwanted goods that are not damaged will receive the value of the item purchased less the delivery costs.
Unsuitable or defective items may be returned for refund or exchange providing they are received within 7 working days of the original delivery date in brand new, unused condition, in the original undamaged packaging (with labels intact, including hygiene strips)

Please ensure that your return is accompanied by a note stating your name, address, email address, contact telephone number, order number, RMA and the reason for the return and what refund/exchange you require. (As agreed in the RMA)
We will consider the overall condition of the product being returned when making a refund. As soon as we receive your goods we will process your request for a replacement item or refund. We will notify you via email as soon as your request has been processed.
You will need to pay the cost of returning goods to us, unless the goods are defective in which case you will receive a full refund including your postage and packaging costs. Proof of return and postage will be required should an item be lost in transit. Neither refunds nor replacements can be made until such proof is provided. We strongly suggest you get a Certificate of Posting from the Post Office when you send an item back.

All refunds are applied to the credit/debit card used to make the original purchase unless otherwise notified. Refunds will be furnished within 30 days of the agreement to refund.
If you have requested a refund, or replacements of a lower value than the returned goods, a refund will be credited back to the card used to pay for the original order. We will let you know as soon as the refund has been processed.

If you have requested replacements of a higher value, you will need to contact us to make the additional payment.
Sending Goods back..

Once you have a return number from us, and you need to return the goods ... please enclose your order number and ensure all items are well packaged to prevent damage. We recommend using a tracked service to ensure they reach us.

Please send them to;

The Cheese and Wine Shop of Wellington
Returns Department
11 South Street, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 8NR
Once the goods are received, we will issue the appropriate replacement or refund as detailed above; please allow upto 21 working days for this process.

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