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Brunost

      Mesost
      Meesjuusto
      Braunkäse













Brunost also known as mysost (Norwegian), mesost (Swedish), meesjuusto (Finnish), mysuostur (Icelandic), myseost (Danish), Braunkäse (German).

The Norwegian and German names mean brown cheese while others translated simply mean ‘whey cheese’. The most commonly exported varieties of Brunost are Geitost which is made with a mixture of goats and cow's milk, Ekte Geitost made with goat’s milk only, and Gudbrandsdalsost.



Description



Brunost is a sweet, dense caramelized brown Scandinavian whey cheese produced under different names in various countries. The cheese gets its brown colour and fudge like texture from the slow simmering process which allows the milk sugars to caramelize. A low-fat variant is made by increasing the proportion of whey to milk and cream.



Cooking



Brunost is served thinly sliced on rye toast or crisp bread. It is considered healthy because of its high content of iron, calcium and B vitamins.




Certification



  (the name is not protected)


Organic production



  No


Vegetarian



  Yes


Dietary product



  No



NUTRITIONAL VALUE




Calories



   466 kcal per 100 gr.


Protein



   9.65 gr. per 100 gr.


Fats



   27 gr. per 100 gr.


Carbohydrates



   42.65 gr. per 100 gr.


Saturated acids



   19.16 gr. per 100 gr.


Cholesterol



   94 mg. per 100 gr.


Water



   13.44 gr. per 100 gr.



MACRONUTRIENTS




(Ca) Calcium



  360 - 400 mg. ( 57% )*


(K) Potassium



  1409 mg. ( + 1501% )*


(Mg) Magnesium



  70 mg. ( + 100% )*


(Na) Sodium



  600 mg. ( 26% )*


(P) Phosphorus



  444 mg. ( 11% )*



Dietary element




(Fe) Iron



  0.52 mg. ( 48% )*


(Zn) Zinc



  1.14 mg. ( 72% )*



VITAMINS




(A) Retino.



  334 mcg. ( + 16% )*


(B1) Thiamine.



  315 mcg. ( + 688% )*


(B2) Riboflavin.



  1.382 mg. ( + 361% )*


(B3) Niacin.



   0.813 mg. per 100 gr.


(B9) Folatsin..



  5 mcg. ( 74% )*


(B12) Cobalamin.



  2.42 mcg. ( + 73% )*


*(the difference from the average value)



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