Mooz Formaggio Cheddar Cheese Review - Mishry
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Mooz Formaggio Cheddar Cheese Review – Milky Goodness

Complex flavors, sharp aroma, and a desirable lingering aftertaste- Mishry savored Mooz Cheddar Cheese.

The cheese of ‘mac and cheese’, one that pairs beautifully with fruits, and you can’t imagine grilled cheese sandwiches without it- Cheddar cheese!

The cheese aficionados were as excited as kids in a candy store. All core factors are discussed in Team Mishry’s Mooz Formaggio Cheddar Cheese review. 

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Mooz Formaggio Cheddar Cheese – Quick Glance

Mooz Formaggio Cheddar Cheese Parameters
Price Rs 300/-
Net Quantity 200 grams
Shelf Life Six months (under refrigeration)
Mishry Rating 4
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Our Review Factors

Here’s all you need to know about Mooz Formaggio Cheddar Cheese.

1. Packaging

The block of cheese is wrapped tightly with a sheet of food wrap/cling film. 

2. Main Ingredients

Pasteurized Cow’s Milk, Salt, Starter Culture, Microbial Veg Rennet are the ingredients used to prepare this cheese.

3. Taste

While young cheddar has a delightfully creamy and mild taste, aged cheddar is sharper and features a denser flavor. 

What did our taste test reveal?

4. Texture

The brand does not mention if the cheese is young or aged. We analyzed the texture to decode this. Young cheddar is semi-firm and aged cheddar is more crumbly. 

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5. Appearance

Naturally, cheddar has a light, creamy yellow appearance. The more orange cheddars are made with a natural dye ‘annatto’.

Mooz Formaggio Cheddar cheese does not list the addition of natural dyes.

6. Nutritional Information

100 grams of Mooz Formaggio Cheddar Cheese offers 340 Kcal which is divided as 0.9 grams of carbohydrates, 21 grams of protein, and 28 grams of fats. 

There’s also 210 mg of sodium and 180 mg of calcium. 

7. Price

A 200-gram block is priced at Rs 300/-.

8. Shelf Life

It has a shelf life of six months. However, once opened, it should be consumed within 3 days.

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Mooz Formaggio Cheddar Cheese– Detailed Review

Before diving into the review, let’s learn a bit about Cheddar cheese.

Milk is cultured with starter bacteria. It acidifies the milk and curd is formed. The liquid (whey) is separated from the curd. This leftover solid is then heated and pressed in a process called ‘cheddaring’.

Naturally, Cheddar has a milky yellow appearance. The darker, orange cheddars are made with a natural dye called annatto.

As the brand mentions, their cheese is prepared with vegetarian microbial rennet. Such production is cost-effective and suitable for vegetarians too.

Did You Know?- Microbial rennet is produced by organisms like fungi/yeast.

Aroma- Young Cheddar would have a mild milky aroma (even sweet at times). Aged Cheddar emits a funky, bold, earthy aroma.

Taste and Texture- Young Cheddar is mild, semi-firm, creamy, and smooth. Due to the aging process, cheddar develops a tangier finish and some earthy flavors. The texture may change too, as certain hard salt-like crystals may form.

Our Experience

The cheese block is packed tightly with cling film. The labels are clear and easy to read. However, information regarding the aging of this cheese is missing.

The block showcases the natural creamy yellow appearance. A strong, inviting, savory aroma was observed. 

The texture was quite firm with a hint of crumbliness. The cheese had a commendable taste. There was a nice balance of salt and acids. The lingering aftertaste had some nutty undertones. Overall, this cheese tasted fresh and milky. 

Aroma- 4/5
Texture- 4/5
Flavor- 4/5
Mishry Rating- 4/5
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  • The packaging retains freshness.
  • It is devoid of added natural colors.
  • This has a desirable texture. It is firm and slightly crumbly.
  • We liked the fresh, milky taste.
  • A good balance of salt and acids was observed.
  • The nutty lingering aftertaste had us!
  • The brand doesn’t mention the aging process.

Three cheese sandwich? A savory, nutty cheese? We recommend Mooz Formaggio Cheddar Cheese.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some interesting FAQs on Mooz Formaggio cheddar cheese.

Cheddar cheese is a good source of protein, calcium, and Vitamin K. However, we recommend consuming these macro and micronutrients from multiple sources.

No, this does not contain artificial flavors.

Yes, the cheese must be stored under refrigeration once unpacked. It should be consumed within three days.

This cheese contains salt which is a natural preservative.

No, this cannot be used as a dip. However, you can grate or dice small cubes and prepare grilled sandwiches or pair with fruits and nuts. 

Final Words

Mooz Cheddar Cheese is DELISH! Fresh, milky, slightly savory- this cheese block is handcrafted in India. The packaging, aroma, and texture are other commendable aspects.

This would be a good pick if you’re looking for mildly flavored Cheddar. 

Have you tried Cheddar cheese before? If yes, share your experience with us!

Our reviews are unbiased and all samples used during the reviews were paid for by us. Read our entire ethics statement here.

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