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  • Made from pasteurized cow's and goat's milk

  • Country of origin: Norway

  • Type: semi-hard, whey

  • Texture: firm

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: brown

  • Flavour: burnt caramel, sweet

  • Aroma: caramel

  • Synonyms: Gjetost, Mysost, Fløtemysost

Geitost or Gjetost cheese is made using a mixture of cow's and goat's milk, cream and whey. The cheese made using only cow's milk, cream and whey is called Brunost (which means brown cheese). Geisost and Brunost are mainly popular in Norway and South Korea. It is Norway's most iconic foodstuffs and an important part of Norwegian cuisine.

Brunost or Geitost are used as a topping for sandwiches, crispbread, waffles and biscuits. It is sliced paper-thin and placed on Norwegian flatbread.

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